2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Fakultät für Physik
- James-Franck-Str. 1
- 85747 Garching
- Phone: +49 89 2891-2492
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Special features regarding teachingWide range of courses offered from foundation level (Bachelor's course) to introductions to top international research (Master's course) in almost all disciplines of Physics, organised into the 3 key areas of Condensed Matter, Nuclear, Particle and Astrophysics and Biophysics; Intensive synergy between research and teaching within the inter-disciplinary environment of a top-class technical university; Excellent experimental equipment as well as connection to large-scale research establishments such as FRMII and CERN; Studies take place within a research campus that is unique in Germany
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.ph.tum.de/latest/schools/
Special features regarding the international orientationOur international orientation and cross-border cooperation has a long tradition and has led to considerable success in many years, including the successful extension of the Excellence Initiative's measures, as well as numerous high-level national research collaborations and activities at international research facilities (CERN, LNGS, IceCube, RIKEN, TRIUMF, etc.). Indicators: Student body (with foreign education background in the Master programme: approximately 25%; in the international Master approx. 40%), professors (about 25% international) and visiting scholars (e.g., AvH approx. 120 since 2007).
Common partner universities for exchangeKTH Stockholm, Technical University of Denmark, Universitat de Barcelona, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, National University of Singapore, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, NTNU Trondheim, The University of Edinburgh, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Universidad de Granada
Special features regarding the equipmentThe Physics Department of the TUM is not only one of the largest and most important research centres for Physics in Europe, but also the academic home for more than 1,000 students, 200 doctoral candidates and 300 academics. 10 good reasons to study Physics at the TUM: Extensive range of courses offered; Prestige; Outstanding scientists; Diverse research facilities; Excellent support; international focus; Excellent IT infrastructure; Garching campus: Everything on site; High-tech metropolis of Munich. www.ph.tum.de/academics/why/tum/
Website with further information on research activitieswww.ph.tum.de/research/, www.ph.tum.de/latest/news/
Support for foundersA broad-based, central programme of services at the TUM supports and promotes young entrepreneurs with specific facilities to turn their ideas into reality and start a business. They include the following: Chair of Business Administration, Strategy and Organisation, KfW Foundation Chair for Entrepreneurial Finance, Chair of Business Administration – entrepreneurship, start-up advice, UnternehmerTUM, Munich Business Plan Competition. Detail: https://portal.mytum.de/forschung/technologietransfer/unternehmensgruendung/index_html
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe Technical University of Munich seeks to enable students with disabilities and chronic illness to participate equally and independently in higher education and student life. Besides major efforts to make the university accessible throughout, central service office and contacts in the faculties support and advise on all relevant issues, such as examination arrangements, reasonable adjustments, applying for technical learning aids and much more. Detail: www.tum.de/studium/beratung/barrierefrei-studieren/
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe Physics Department of TUM has had a diversity target agreement in place for many years. The target agreement is reviewed at two-yearly intervals and the department is committed to it. The priority in the coming years is in the thematic areas of “Equality”, “Family Friendliness” and “Internationalisation”, without excluding other areas of activity in the medium term. Detail: www.ph.tum.de/about/diversity/
Other special featuresResearch Neutron Source and Physics Department are the nuclei of the Garching Campus and even today exude scientific attractiveness, initiative and innovation. Numerous renowned institutes, faculties and research institutions have been added and today the campus is the largest site of the TUM. It is home to various research institutions of the Max Planck Society, the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Bavarian Academy of Sciences) and the LMU. The settling of companies here completes the campus and builds a bridge for the economic utilisation of innovative ideas.
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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