Welcome to
TUM School of Management

Where Management
Meets Technology

Experience teaching and research in an inspiring environment

At TUM School of Management, we carry out teaching and research at the intersection of management, engineering, natural und life sciences. Located in the heart of Munich, a thriving city in one of Germany’s most prosperous regions, we enjoy an academic, cultural and economic infrastructure that attracts talents from all over the world.

Since its foundation in 2002, the faculty has been engaged in a broad range of research projects that bridge the gap between disciplines. Our research focuses on future trends and real-world solutions that advance innovation-based businesses and benefit society at large.

Our highly motivated, international student body as well as the cooperation with renowned universities and management schools worldwide guarantee a global perspective, while industry know-how is brought into our programs through strong collaboration with our corporate partners.  Together, we create a dynamic, inspirational and international community.

Be a part of it!

 

Facts & Figures

5
Academic Departments
250
scientific staff
~4 M
in third-party funds (2015)
~90
Co-operations with
international universities (approx.)

Accreditations

In 2015, the Association of MBAs (AMBA) certified that evidence-based management knowledge meets industry expertise within our three Executive MBA programs.
In 2015, our bachelor’s program was the first in Germany to be officially recognized by EPAS, the international accreditation system of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
Mission & Vision

Mission

Grounded in TUM’s technological and entrepreneurial ecosystem, TUM School of Management educates responsible talents and pursues relevant research to advance innovation-based businesses and societies in Germany, Europe and the world.

Vision

To become one of Europe’s leading management schools at the interface to engineering and science, contributing to solutions for the grand societal challenges.

History

Emerging from a long academic tradition

After its foundation in 2002, TUM School of Management has quickly established itself as one of the leading business schools in Germany.  Its academic history however goes back much further:

More information about TUM School of Management’s origin and the history of the Technical University of Munich can be found here.

  • 2017
    Master in Management & Innovation together with HEC Paris is established. The first Young Professional Program at TUM School of Management
  • 2017
    new Master in Management & Technology program is now also available in English, replacing the two previous tracks TUM-BWL and TUM-WITEC
  • 2017
    TUM School of Management becomes new member oft he internationally renowned QTEM network
  • 2016
    Master in Management is established and replaces the two previous tracks for the Master in Management (TUM-WIN and TUM-NAWI).
  • 2016
    A new and completely English-based track for the Bachelor in Management & Technology is established.
  • 2015
    Executive MBA in Business & IT is established.
  • 2015
    TUM School of Management proudly receives the AMBA Accreditation for its Executive MBA programs.
  • 2014
    Bachelor in Management & Technology is the first program of a German university to be accredited by EPAS.
  • 2011/2012
    Master’s program in Management and Technology (Track 2) and Master’s program in Management (Track 2) established.
  • 2009/2010
    Master’s program in Management (Track 1) and European Master’s program in Consumer Affairs established.
  • 2008/2009
    TUM School of Management restructures its programs in line with the Bologna Process.
  • 2008
    TUM School of Management offers its first Executive MBA in Innovation & Business Creation in collaboration with UnternehmerTUM and the Leipzig Graduate School of Management.
  • 2005
    Executive MBA in Communication & Leadership established.
  • 2004
    Master of Consumer Science established.
  • 2002
    TUM School of Management founded by splitting up the Faculty for Economic and Social Sciences and integrating the Department of Business and Social Sciences of the Weihenstephan Science Center.
  • 2001
    Bachelor’s program in Management & Technology established.
  • 1998
    Postgraduate studies in Management-oriented Business Administration established.
  • 1974
    Faculty for Business Administration and Social Sciences is established.
  • 1946
    Following wartime destruction and staff dismissals on political grounds, the Department of Economics intermittently relocates to Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.
  • 1922
    Merger with the Commercial College of Munich makes the Technical University of Munich the biggest in Germany. Academic portfolio now includes degrees in economics and business alongside mechanical engineering and electrical engineering.
  • 1868
    The Technical University of Munich is established as the Polytechnical School of Munich.

TUM School of Management – Recognized for outstanding teaching and research

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In 2014 TUM School of Management was listed thirdamong all Germanspeaking universities in the ranking by “Handelsblatt“, Germany’s leading financial newspaper.
18 of 23
Our Bachelor Program in Management and Technology and Master Programs in Business Administration received “Top” ratings in 2014’s CHE ranking.
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Our professors are among the most influential economists and management scholars in Germany and German speaking countries according to “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” and “Handelsblatt”.

Values

Our contribution to responsible management

We believe that we can benefit society with our research and the education of individuals who will become the decision-makers of the future.

Responsibility & Integrity

We conduct research in line with the highest scientific and ethical standards and are committed to progress and innovation for improving people’s lives.

We teach general management skills with an emphasis on technology, and in doing so, advocate the United Nations’ sustainability values of freedom, equality, solidarity, tolerance, respect for nature, and shared responsibility.

 

Passion for Excellence

We strive for excellence in our areas of research and publish our findings in order to create impact.

We provide our students at all levels with a sound scientific education, not only to facilitate their starts in careers in business or in science, but also to improve their critical thinking so that they act responsibly in relation to society.

Entrepreneurial Attitude

We research entrepreneurship and innovation and integrate the results into the education of our students at all levels in order to enable our students to think and act entrepreneurially.

We encourage our TUM colleagues, students, and doctoral candidates to found growth-oriented start-ups, and facilitate their successful development.

Curiosity & Openness

We encourage research beyond disciplinary, institutional, and national borders in order to open up new perspectives and generate novel research findings and ways to approach management practices.

We develop talented individuals irrespective of gender, nationality, religion or belief, disability, age, or sexual orientation, and are determined to learn from our students’ cultures, experiences, and opinions.

Collegiality & Gemütlichkeit

We foster a climate of mutual interaction, help, and collaboration among students, faculty, and administrative staff.

We cultivate an attitude of Gemütlichkeit – the Bavarian way of life – and a warm and friendly atmosphere within the school.

Contact

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Postal Address
Technical University of Munich
TUM School of Management
Arcisstraße 21
80333 Munich

Visiting Address
TUM Main Campus
Building 0505
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