Technical University Munich

The Technische Universität München (TUM; University of Technology, Munich; Technical University of Munich) is a research university with campuses in Munich, Garching, and Weihenstephan. It is a member of TU9, an incorporated society of the largest and most notable German institutes of technology. The European Commission compiled a list of the 22 universities in the EU with the highest scientific impact. This ranking was compiled as part of the Third European Report on Science & Technology Indicators, prepared by the Directorate General for Science and Research of the European Commission in 2003 (updated 2004). By this ranking, the EU's top two research universities are Cambridge and Oxford followed by Eindhoven (Netherlands) and Technical University Munich (Germany) at 3rd and 4th places respectively. By QS World Rankings 2011/12, TUM is ranked 54th (overall) and 29th (in Engineering & Technology) in the world. By Academic Ranking of World Universities also known as Shanghai Ranking, TUM is ranked 1st in Germany and 47th (overall) in the world.

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What kind of sex do German men have at 45?

In a study by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), 12,354 men at the age of 45 spoke about sex. The study makes some discrepancies statistically tangible for the first time: for example, about 10 percent of gay men have ...

Oct 02, 2018
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Colon cancer is caused by bacteria and cell stress

Researchers at Technical University Munich have reported findings related to the development of colon cancer. "We originally wanted to study the role of bacteria in the intestines in the development of intestinal inflammation," ...

Sep 19, 2018
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What catches our eye

Unconscious gaze is controlled by an automatic selection process computed by a neural network in the brain. Details of this computation have now been studied by an international team collaborating with the Technical University ...

Sep 12, 2018
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