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150 Alumni Stories

  • “There are so many young, talented people at TUM”
    Professor für Datenverarbeitung Klaus Diepold

    “There are so many young, talented people at TUM”

    For ten years TUM Alumni Klaus Diepold worked as a specialist in the video industry. Then an offer brought him back to his alma mater. With great enthusiasm he now strives for the promotion of students here and is an ambassador of TUM.

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  • “My doctorate from TUM was a door opener wherever I went”
    Entrepreneur Victor Sandoval

    “My doctorate from TUM was a door opener wherever I went”

    In order to be able to do his doctorate at TUM, Victor Sandoval received a scholarship. The doctoral title made it easier for him to set up five companies in the Philippines. Today, it is him who supports the young scientists of his country.

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  • “Some things work before you know why”
    TUM Emeritus of Excellence Joachim Heinzl

    “Some things work before you know why”

    Joachim Heinzl originally wanted to become an architect. But he decided to study Mechanical Engineering at TUM. His groundbreaking research led to the worldwide introduction of inkjet printers.

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  • “If you want to start a business, do it with a purpose!”
    Start-up professional Dr. Tina Ruseva

    “If you want to start a business, do it with a purpose!”

    Dr. Tina Ruseva always wanted to set up her own company, to be the one who “does stuff” and not just “consumes”. After spending several years in the start-up world, she says it’s not about doing things right, but doing the right thing.

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Nobel Laureate becomes TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professor

TUM Alumni and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Prof. Dr. Joachim Frank (Doctorate in Chemistry 1970) was appointed Distinguished Affiliated Professor of TUM in June. He also gave a ceremonial address and a lecture for students of his alma mater.

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Film about the anniversary year

Film about the anniversary year

150 years of TUM

– watch the video!

Since 1868 Technical University of Munich is shaping the future. In this film we are looking back at our eventful anniversary year. TUM thanks all contributors, who helped and took part.

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Jubilee donation

TUM Alumni Jubilee Circle 1868

You received a sound education at the TUM and you have found your place in life. You are grateful for that and would like to share your success with others.

You can support the TUM on its course of excellence with contributions and donations of all amounts. During the jubilee year, the TUM family will be celebrating together. We will be showing our appreciation of our sponsors with our TUM Alumni Jubilee Circle 1868.

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Events for Alumni

  • Webinar: Jobchancen erhöhen durch Storytelling
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    Webinar: Jobchancen erhöhen durch Storytelling

    Wed. 17.07.2019 10:00-11:00 - Im Bewerbungsprozess ist es wichtig, spontan, überzeugend und vor allem prägnant vom eigenen Karriere- und Lebensweg berichten zu können – sei es nun im Vorstellungsgespräch, auf der Jobmesse oder beim Networkin…

  • Abenteuer Berufseinstieg
    Foto: © Astrid Eckert & Andreas Heddergott / TUM

    Abenteuer Berufseinstieg

    Wed. 17.07.2019 18:15-20:00 - Die ersten 100 Tage im Job, die Herausforderungen im Arbeitsalltag, Überlegungen zur weiteren Karriereplanung – bei dem Start in das Berufsleben kommt viel Neues auf Sie zu. Wir laden junge Alumni in ihrem ersten B…

  • Webinar: Lebensläufe individuell gestalten
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    Webinar: Lebensläufe individuell gestalten

    Thu. 18.07.2019 10:00-11:00 - Machen Sie sich mit den erforderlichen Inhalten eines Lebenslaufs vertraut und lernen Sie, wie Sie dabei Ihre Kompetenzen je nach Stellenausschreibung gut darstellen können. Im Anschluss haben Sie im Chat die Möglic…

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