The Alumni Newsletter informs you about current events and news from your alma mater.
The Alumni Newsletter informs you about current events and news from your alma mater.

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Alumni Newsletter “TUM Updates”

Current events, news from the TUM Community and tips for your career path

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Alumni of TUM

The circle of Alumni of TUM includes all those who have graduated from the Technical University of Munich. This includes bachelor students as well as habilitated students. They remain connected to their alma mater for a lifetime.

Alumni Stories

Alumni Donor Daniel Tomic

„At TUM, I learned what German engineering really means“

In the year of the global economic crisis, Daniel Tomic completed his doctorate at TUM. As his father’s company found itself at a turning point at that time, he joined the company as Managing Director, which had not been part of his plans until then. Since then, the company has grown at a double-digit rate every year.

BR´s Production and Technical Director Birgit Spanner-Ulmer

“I always come up with something new again”

Birgit Spanner-Ulmer aims to make the world ″easier“ bit by bit. Since earning her PhD at TUM, she has been dedicating herself to the optimization of products and processes – in the industry, in science and since 2012, in public service broadcasting.

Entrepreneur Catharina van Delden

“TUM is characterised by a culture of support”

TUM Alumna Catharina van Delden has founded a company that today is one of the leading providers of software for Agile Innovation. At TUM, she has gained confidence in her abilities.

University Chancellor Andrea Bör

“In extreme situations I remain very calm and focused”

For decades, TUM Alumna Dr. Andrea Bör has been moving unerringly on the management levels of male-dominated domains. The engineer is now Chancellor of the Free University of Berlin.

TUM Ambassador Alice Gast

„Science only works internationally“

Alice Gast knows how valuable international cooperation is. The President of Imperial College London has previously worked as a researcher on projects all over the world. Together with TUM President, Wolfgang A. Herrmann, she recently launched a strategic partnership between the two universities.

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess

„Motion is my main passion“

Just a few weeks ago he has reached the top. Since April TUM Alumni Herbert Diess is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Volkswagen Group. A big task, which the 59-year-old engineer takes on with a lot of vigour and passion.

Top Manager Elisabetta Castiglioni

„I draw the best from different cultures“

After her doctorate at TUM , TUM Alumna Elisabetta Castiglioni decided against a habilitation and for a career in business. Today, the sought-after expert for digitisation has an unparalleled international career in top management.

Social Media

@tum.alumni is now on Instagram

On Instagram, the TUM community from all over the world connects with each other. This is where alumni stories and memories of TUM come to life.

Picture: Pexels/Kerde Severin.


Meetup für TUM Gründerinnen und Gründer


Das Meetup bringt aufstrebende und erfahrene Gründerinnen und Gründer zusammen, um sich (virtuell) zu treffen, Erfahrungen über Lessons Learned auszutauschen, zu diskutieren und zusammenzuarbeiten.

TUM Alumni Treffen in Tokyo
29 Oct

TUM Alumni Treffen in Tokyo

Leisure Event,Other

Als Gastredner ist TUM Alumnus Dr. Andreas Liebl, Geschäftsführer der UnternehmerTUM GmbH, eingeladen.

Abenteuer Führung


TUM Alumni in Führungspositionen treffen sich zum kollegialen Austausch.

Portrait picture of Boson Stefan Liu and Xing Ye.

Picture: Magdalena Jooß/TUM.

Music connects people and cultures!

TUM alumna Xing Ye introduces you here to the sound of the pipa, the plucked shell-necked lute of classical Chinese music.

Benefits for Alumni

As a TUM Alumni you remain a valuable part of TUM’s worldwide network after your graduation and have the opportunity to benefit from the wide range of services offered by your Alma Mater.


Alumni Newsletter

Do you want to be kept up to date about events and offers for alumni?

Then register for the alumni newsletter “TUM Updates”.

The Career Service offers career advice for students, doctoral candidates and alumni (Image: Alexander Gerner/TUM)

Career Counseling

Our Career Service offers professional advice and support in career planning: Career Webinars, Online Application Documents Check, TUM Jobportal and personal advice. A life-long service for all alumni.

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Online Community Forum

The Community Forum is the virtual home of the TUM Family. Here, alumni can find their former fellow students and establish contact again. They can set up an alumni group, maintain their contact details or apply for an alumni e-mail address. Newsletter subscriptions can also be updated here.

The Technical University of Munich's alumni magazine is called KontakTUM and every issue is devoted to current social issues (Image: Sabrina Eisele/TUM).

Alumni Magazine KontakTUM
Get to know visionary alumni and experts in various fields of science and business and learn how they achieved their success.

The alumni magazine is dedicated to different main topics – the focus is always on the individual lives and achievements of TUM alumni.

Picture: Uli Benz/TUM