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Geoscience, Department

TUM School of Engineering and Design at the TU München

Focus Area Hydro- and Geosciences

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General remarks
Bachelor-Studiengang Geowissenschaften gemeinsam mit TU München.

Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 380
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 2.0 %

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 87.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 72.2 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 29.3 %


Publications per academic < 3 professors
Citations per publication < 3 professors
Third party funds per academic
Doctorates per professor
Research reputation < 3 professors

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.6
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 3.1
Laboratory internships 2.0
Excursions 1.9
Research orientation 2.4
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 2.3
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.7

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Further information provided by the department

  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universite de Rennes I, Frankreich; Universitaet de Barcelona, Spanien; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spanien; Universite de Fribourg, Schweiz; Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Italien; Universitetet i Bergen, Norwegen; Ethniko Kai Kapodistriako Panepistimio, Griechenland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The geo department in the TUM Faculty of Engineering Bau Geo Umwelt has top equipment with numerous modern laboratories, numerical laboratories, outdoor research facilities, large-scale equipment and access to the computer centre.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    All three departments Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Slope Movements/Alpine Natural Hazards maintain numerous international contacts and conduct research in international projects.
  • Support for founders
    TUM has one of the best infrastructures in Europe for promoting start-ups. TUMentrepreneurship has set itself the goal of being one of the most successful start-up universities in Europe.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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