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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan für Ernährung, Landnutzung und Umwelt at the TU München/Freising

Studienfakultät Brau- und Lebensmitteltechnologie

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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 13.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 19.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 95.0 %


Third party funds per academic not calculated due to interdisciplinary programmes
Doctorates per professor not calculated due to interdisciplinary programmes

Interdisciplinary programmes

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Theoretical findings are applied to specific products in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries: Planning of production plants and supply facilities (e.g. fermenters, filling plants, packaging lines etc.); Application of basic process engineering operations (e.g. conveying of liquids and solids, heat transfer, separation processes etc.) to individual product requirements and production processes; Design of tanks, pipelines and containers
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International cooperation in the field of food and beverage technology with international universities such as in Asia and America (e.g. Wuhan University, China; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA;
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Wuhan University, Wuhan, China; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universitty, Virginia, USA; Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasilien; Helsingin Yliopisto, Helsinki, Finnland; Agro Paris Tech, Paris, Frankreich; University College Cork, Cork, Irland; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokio, Japan; Wageningen University, Wageningen, Holland; Lunds universitet, Lund, Schweden; KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Research facilities on campus: Research brewery; Technical centre for drying (technical centre for baking); ZIEL - Institute for Food and Health; Testing laboratory for dairy machinery and equipment; Over 2000 m² food technology centre; Links to the state brewery
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Both application-oriented projects and basic research (cooperation with AiF - working group of industrial research associations and DFG - German Research Foundation) with a wide range of focal areas, such as: 3D printing in the food industry; Robot-assist
  • Support for founders
    The start-up advice centre of the TUM helps people in all important phases on their way to setting up innovative companies: Business Plan: We hold workshops and seminars to support teams in developing their business ideas; Grants: Start-up support in applying for funding (e.g. EXIST start-up grant, EXIST research transfer, FLÜGGE funding programme); Patents and licenses: Support in the preparation of invention reports, assessment of the patentability of inventions and, if applicable, patent registration of the invention by the TUM.
  • Other special features
    More than 150 years of innovation and research in the field of brewing and food technology
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(IntDiscip)= Interdisciplinary programmes (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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