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Technical University of Munich

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The research capabilities of Technische Universität München are among the best of any technical university in Europe. Nobel prize winners and inventors such as Rudolf Diesel, Carl von Linde and Rudolf Mößbauer have conducted research at the university. Technische Universität München was recognised as a University of Excellence in 2006 and 2012. International rankings regularly place the university among the best in Germany. Its global presence includes a campus in Singapore and liaison offices on several continents.

Research on the social issues of the future

Technische Universität München directs its research towards major issues for the future: health and nutrition, energy and raw materials, environment and climate, information and communication, mobility and infrastructure. Numerous technology businesses have already emerged from inventions and discoveries made at Technische Universität München.

The university has created a modern career path for professors with its tenure track model along the American lines: the university appoints promising and talented individuals to a fixed-term professorship (W2) providing realistic prospects for advancement to a permanent W3 professorship right from the start.

Doctoral candidates receive extensive support, with supervision of their research work by experienced researchers. The Technische Universität München Graduate School also fosters their generic expertise and networks.

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Technical University of Munich

Arcisstraße 21
80333 München

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