Dies Academicus 2018

Staff, students and alumni of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) came together on December 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Auditorium maximum on city campus, to celebrate the annual traditional university event “dies academicus“. This event gives the university the opportunity to look back over the past year and honor individual achievements in research, highlight up-and-coming research talents and reward employees for their excellent work.

A variety of awards and medals were given out, amongst others, the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Medal for outstanding scientific performances, the Karl Max von Bauernfeind-Medal for exeptional engagement and the Ludwigsmedal for special engagement during the 150 anniversary year. Vigdis Nipperdey, lawyer and local politician, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert und Renate Schmucker, who supported people in need from private resources, and the minister of state a.D. Dr. Otto Wiesheu, a former member of the university council, were appointed Honorary Senators.

The Dies Academicus was one of the last events in the anniversary year of the Technical University of Munich.

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