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Geoscience, Department

Ingenieurfakultät Bau Geo Umwelt at the TU München

Focus Area Hydro- and Geosciences

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Basic information

Total number of students 340
Number of master degree students 64
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 97.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 85.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 75.1 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per academic 2.1
Citations per publication 3.8
Third party funds per academic 84.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.2
Research reputation 12.8 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.8
Excursions 2.1
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.5 *
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.0

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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    All three areas (engineering geology, hydrogeology and slope movements/Alpine natural hazards) maintain many international contacts and do research in international projects.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    All three areas (engineering geology, hydrogeology and slope movements/Alpine natural hazards) maintain many international contacts and do research in international projects.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    UBC Vancouver, TU9
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The geo area at the TUM engineering department “construction/geo/environment” has first-class equipment including many modern laboratories, numeric laboratories, outdoor research facilities, large-scale devices and access to the computer centre (LRZ).
  • Support for founders
    The TUM has one of the best infrastructures for promoting business start-ups by European comparison. TUMentrepreneurship has set out to be one of the most successful business start-up universities in Europe
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    "TUM Barrierefrei studieren" seeks to make it possible for disabled students and those with chronic conditions to participate equally and independently in academic and student life. The service office for students and prospective students with disabilities and/or chronic conditions provides support and advice on all issues - e.g. relating to examinations, reasonable adjustments, applying for assistive learning technology and much more.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    TUM Diversity has set itself the goal of establishing equal opportunity on every level. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) regards equal opportunity as a task that cuts across all areas. The Gender & Diversity strategy of the TUM is supported in the long term by the central Equal Opportunity Office and its four divisions, TUM.Family, TUM.Diversity, the Gender Equality Office and the Ombuds Office.
  • Other special features
    The joint degree programme combines the options and resources of two universities of excellence.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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