TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH (TUM)
With around 550 professors, 41,000 students and 10,000 employees, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) ranks among the most research-oriented European technical universities. Its focus is on Engineering, Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine, combined with Economics and Social Sciences. TUM acts as an entrepreneurial university, which promotes talent and creates value for society. It benefits from strong partnerships in science and business. Globally, it is represented with its Campus TUM Asia in Singapore as well as with liaison offices in Brussels, Cairo, Mumbai, Peking, San Francisco and São Paulo. Nobel laureates and inventors such as Rudolf Diesel, Carl von Linde and Rudolf Mößbauer have done research at TUM. In 2006 and 2012, it was named a University of Excellence. In international rankings, TUM frequently ranks among the best universities of Germany.
The Technical University of Munich has been present with its TUM Campus Heilbronn since the 2018/2019 winter semester. The focus of the programmes taught at the Bildungscampus is on the management of digital technologies, entrepreneurship and family businesses. In addition to a doctoral programme and continuing education master’s degree programmes, the TUM campus in Heilbronn offers undergraduate study courses as well as consecutive master’s degree programmes.
The Dieter Schwarz Foundation supports the TUM Campus Heilbronn by providing premises at the Bildungscampus and taking care of their initial equipment, for example.