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Biology / Bioscience, Department

TUM School of Life Sciences at the TU München/Freising

Studienfakultät Biowissenschaften

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 870

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 88.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 40.2 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.6
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.4
Teaching of technical/professional competence 8/8 points
Teaching of methodological competence 4/8 points
Teaching of interdisciplinary competence 4/6 points
Study organisation 2.0
Laboratory internships
Excursions 2.0
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.3

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students no data
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Newly created School of Life Sciences (10.2020) allows access to broad expertise, creating broad study opportunities; three research departments (Molecular Life Sciences, Life Science Systems, Life Science Engineering. Co-op. with Helmholtz Centre; supervision of lecturers by TUM ProLehre; wide range of general education subjects by Munich Centre of Technology and Society; Carl Von Linde Academy; UnternehmerTUM; Language Centre; Limnological Station with guest house; lecturers with high international reputation (h-index, international co-operations). Many new appointments.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    High number of partner universities for student exchange; students almost always get a place at the university of their choice; uncomplicated crediting of modules taken externally. Many international research partnerships at chair and faculty level (e.g. INRA, Hebrew University Jerusalem).
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Large-scale research projects: Collaborative Research Centre SFB924; Collaborative Research Centre SFB1371; BayKlimaFit; EIT Food. Research facilities of the TUM School of Life Sciences: BayBioMS - Bavarian Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Centre; CALM - Centre of Advanced Light Microscopy; Research Brewery; Greenhouse Laboratory Centre Dürnast (GHL); Holzforschung München (HFM); Interdepartmental Research Facility TUMmesa; Agricultural Research Stations; Limnological Station Iffeldorf; NGS@TUM - Next-Generation-Sequencing at Campus Weihenstephan; TUM-Critical Zone Observatory CZO.
  • Other special features
    House for students (StudiTUM) in completion. Three dormitories in Freising. Public traffic connection to Munich (suburban train approx. 45 min, regional train approx. 25 min). Modern, green campus.
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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