Technical University of Munich

The Technical University of Munich is a highly respected institution offering a world-class education in science, technology, engineering, and medicine. Its strong emphasis on research, entrepreneurship, and internationalization makes it a truly exceptional university.

The University of Cambridge is a public collegiate research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209, it is the world’s third-oldest university in continuous operation. The university includes 31 semi-autonomous constituent colleges and over 150 academic departments, faculties, and other institutions organised into six schools. All of the colleges are self-governing institutions within the university, managing their personnel and policies, and all students are members of a college.

The university is a major centre for scientific research, particularly in the fields of mathematics, physics, and medicine. It is also home to several world-renowned museums and libraries, including the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge University Library.

Cambridge is a member of the Russell Group, a group of research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom. It is also a founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and the Coimbra Group.

The university has educated several notable alumni, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, and Alan Turing.

Schools and departments

As a technical university, the university specializes in engineering, technology, medicine, and the applied and natural sciences. Compared to a Volluniversität (a universal university), it lacks the Geisteswissenschaften, including law and many branches of the social sciences.

As of 2023, the Technical University of Munich is organized into seven schools and departments:[1]

Schools Students Female International
14,639 22.5% 53.0%
  • TUM School of Engineering and Design (ED)
    • Department of Aerospace & Geodesy
    • Department of Architecture
    • Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    • Department of Energy & Process Engineering
    • Department of Engineering Physics & Computation
    • Department of Materials Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Mobility Systems Engineering
12,519 30.6% 41.5%
4,506 34.5% 35.6%
  • TUM School of Life Sciences (LS)
    • Department of Molecular Life Sciences
    • Department of Life Science Systems
    • Department of Life Science Engineering
4,752 56.8% 29.5%
  • TUM School of Management (MGT)
    • Department of Economics & Policy
    • Department of Finance & Accounting
    • Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Department of Marketing, Strategy & Leadership
    • Department of Operations & Technology
6,638 38.6% 48.4%
2,265 55.2% 22.8%
4,350 64.4% 17.3%

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