The Technische Universität München - Official website: www.tum.de - is characterized by a unique profile with its core domains natural sciences, engineering, life sciences and medicine.
The institutional strategy is focused on strengthening the excellence of disciplinary core competences in research, teaching and learning, but is also targeted towards the promotion of ground-breaking, interdisciplinary research. In the seventh European Union Research Framework Program, TUM is involved in more than 200 EU research projects, coordinates approx. 30 of them and currently oversees 16 ERC Starting Grants, 2 ERC Consolidator Grants, 10 ERC Advanced Grants and 2 Proof of Concept Grants. Currently, TUM takes part in 22 DFG funded Collaborative Research Centers, of which TUM is the spokesperson in seven.
The student body of TUM is currently approx. 36.000 students and is constantly rising. TUM is member of the EuroTech Universities Alliance which was founded in 2006 and brings together four topclass universities (DTU, TU/e, EPFL, TUM).
TUM role in NFFA Europe
TUM contributes to Joint Research on In-Operando and high throughput methods