TUM is international: 41 percent of students currently come from abroad. Exchange between cultures and mutual learning from one another is a top priority at our university. This is how we develop ideas and launch innovations. Many alumni are active outside of Germany and are shaping the world of tomorrow around the globe with their experiences and ideas.
Expert for Development Cooperation Carina van Weelden
"I want to make the world a little bit better"
Since graduating, TUM Alumna Carina van Weelden has been working overseas in conservation projects. In addition to her love of adventure, what drives her most is her desire for a sustainable and socially just world.
Sustainability expert Nikita Jayswal
"I am a problem solver"
There’s no climate demonstration and no Earth Day taking place without TUM alumna Nikita Jayswal. With admirable power, the young engineer is avidly campaigning for greater sustainability. Which not rarely meets with resistance – and spurs her on all the more.
Mentoring Tandem Tsvetana Marinova and Samiddha Mukherjee
"Ours is an extraordinary friendship"
It's a match on all counts: Mentor Tsvetana Marinova and mentee Samiddha Mukherjee are indeed a perfect team. The two TUM Alumnae have developed a friendship that goes far beyond a conventional mentorship. Together, they are now launching an event series at TUM.
Podcast with TUM Alumni Himanshu Panandikar
"I was pleasantly surprised"
Many questions arise when entering the German job market: Where can I find suitable jobs? What do German employers particularly value? And do I really need a photo on my resume?
Podcast with TUM Alumna Marwa El Hefnawy
"You're personal skills are important, too."
For anyone moving from academia to an industrial company, it is important to understand how personnel selection procedures work in industry and which qualifications are particularly valued here.
Founder and AI expert Florian Grigoleit
"Just give it a try!"
Florian Grigoleit is the CEO and co-founder of modelwise, a TUM startup that provides AI-based software for automated safety analysis. Florian received his master’s and PhD degrees in computer science and AI-based modeling at TUM, where he met his co-founders.
- Job research in German foreign labor markets
- Preparation of application documents for Germany and abroad
- Contacting TUM Alumni with international experience
- International internships