With 623 professors, 10,000 employees and 50,000 students, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading technical universities. Its focus is on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and economics. Following numerous awards, it was named a university of excellence by the German Science Council and the German Research Foundation in 2006 and 2012.
In national and international comparative studies, TUM ranks among the best universities in Germany. TUM is committed to the mission statement of a research-driven, entrepreneurial university. TUM is represented worldwide with a research campus in Singapore and branches in Beijing (China), Brussels (Belgium), Cairo (Egypt) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).
The Faculty of Computer Science at TU Munich is always at the top of the university rankings. More than 45 professors conduct research at 25 chairs in core informatics and engineering informatics. This makes it one of the largest computer science faculties in Germany and covers almost the entire spectrum of computer science topics. The researchers work in an interdisciplinary and application-oriented way. The students benefit from close contact with the industry: they work in companies as working students or joint research projects or write their theses there.
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