Thiersch Turm (Photo: Andreas Heddergott TUZVPRE)

17.07.2019

TUM remains University of Excellence

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) remains "University of Excellence" for the 3rd time since 2006, being the only Technical University in the excellence competition.

Anja Karliczek,Ministry for Education and Research, announced that TUM convinced with the excellence strategy "TUM.THE ENTREPRENEURIAL UNIVERSITY – Innovation by Talents, Excellence, and Responsibility".

"After securing this latest accomplishment, I will be pleased to hand over the office of president to my successor, Thomas Hofmann, on October 1," said President Wolfgang A. Herrmann, who has been in office for 24 years.

"Our far-reaching and consistent reform efforts over the past two decades have proved that we were on the right track.

We have set new standards in many areas, and are now positioned among the leaders and ready for the future."

The President thanked the State of Bavaria for the ongoing support of his university.

The TUM Agenda 2030 will be performed with the prize of105 million euros for the 2019 - 2026 period.