News and Events

Here you can find information on current events and news of the TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology (CIT).

News for Students

Studies |

TUM Project Weeks in winter term 2022/23

The chair for Human-Centered Technologies for Learning (Prof. Enkelejda Kasneci) offers a course on "AI-assisted writing: the new way to get ahead" as part of the TUM Project Weeks.

Studies, Entrepreneurship |

UnternehmerTUM - Programs for Students

Tech Challenge, lectures by founders or Businessplan Basics - Europe's biggest center for entrepreneurship, UnternehmerTUM, offers programs for students in the winter semester. Register now!

Studies |

Political science and mathematics - students in intercultural discourse

Franconians together with Upper Bavarians, political scientists working with mathematicians, completely different socialization and professional cultures. Is that possible? Can it be fruitful? Students started the experiment.

News from the School

Ranking |

WiWo University Ranking 2023: Top Position for Electrical Engineering and Information Systems

TUM graduates have the best career opportunities – especially if they have a degree in electrical engineering or information systems. This is the result of this year's university ranking published by the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche.

Ranking |

CHE University Rankings: Top Ratings in Information Systems

Our students pursuing degrees in information systems are highly satisfied with teaching standards and study conditions. In the latest CHE University Rankings, they award excellent grades to the TUM – for digital teaching elements, the IT infrastructure and career orientation offers, among other categories.

Awards |

Prof. Claudia Eckert was awarded the Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Every year, the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts awards the Prize for Excellence in Teaching to outstanding teachers at universities in the state. The prize recognizes lecturers who are nominated by their home university together with the students on the basis of their special commitment to teaching.

School |

Ferienakademie Sarntal: Apply now!

The Ferienakademie takes place every year at the end of September in Sarntal (South Tyrol) - this year from Sept. 17 to 29. This joint summer school of TUM, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg and the University of Stuttgart is coordinated by the Department of Computer Science of the School of Computation, Information and Technology.

Awards |

ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Prof. Gordon Cheng

The European Research Council (ERC) awards a highly endowed ERC Advanced Grant to Prof. Gordon Cheng, Institute for Cognitive Systems, for the STROLL (SofT-exoskeleton to RestOre Locomotion) project. The goal of the project is to develop a soft exoskeleton that enables people with paralysis to walk again.

News from Research

Research |

Microrobots for the study of cells

A group of researchers led by Prof. Berna Özkale Edelmann has developed the world's first microrobot (“microbot”) capable of navigating within groups of cells and stimulating individual cells. The professor of Nano- and Microrobotics sees potential for new treatments of human diseases.

Research, Awards |

ERC Starting Grant for Prof. Kristen Kozielski

Kristen Kozielski researches how neuroelectrodes can be utilized in the treatment of illnesses such as Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries. For this project, she will receive an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) in 2023.

Research |

TUM and LMU open Konrad Zuse School

Educational programs for AI experts: Founded by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), the new Konrad Zuse School of Excellence in Reliable AI (relAI) will work with M.Sc. and Ph.D. students on issues related to the importance of reliable artificial…

Research |

Prof. Jia Chen and her team identify unknown methane sources

Reducing methane emissions is considered a strong lever for achieving rapid progress in slowing global warming. Jia Chen and her team have undertaken a search for gas leaks and other sources of escaping methane in Hamburg and succeeded in identifying numerous previously undetected methane sources…

Research, Awards |

Prof. Angela Dai receives ERC Starting Grant

Angela Dai is an Assistant Professor within the Professorship for Machine Learning of 3D Scene Geometry and leads the 3D AI group. For her project entitled "Spatial 3D Semantic Understanding for Perception in the Wild" the scientist has now been awarded an ERC Starting Grant 2022 by the European…


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