A look back at the anniversary year 2018: At numerous events you could were able to engage with the history of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and gain unique insights into the future of research. Find out here which dates took place.
10. November 2018
During its own anniversary year TUM is also remembering the 100th birthday of one of its most prominent students and professors.
26. September 2018 – 13. January 2019
The Architectural Museum will for the first time feature a complete survey of the architecture in the Kingdom of Bavaria under Ludwig II (1864 – 1886) on the occasion of the 150th birthday of his university. The president of TUM will open the exhibit on September 25, 2018.
9. July 2018 – 13. July 2018
The world's best collegiate beach volleyball players are coming to Munich to participate in the 9th Students' World Championship (WUC) in Beach Volleyball during this anniversary year.
6. July 2018 – 31. August 2018
Engineers play the starring roles in the exhibit Visionaries and Everyday Heroes. Engineers – Building – the Future (“Visionäre und Alltagshelden. Ingenieure – Bauen – Zukunft”). It is they who work as inventors, designers and entrepreneurs in construction in order to fulfill the basic needs of society.
11. June 2018 – 15. June 2018
From June 11 through 15 the Garching campus will once again be filled with summer, sun, and nothing at all, or “GARNIX”! The student team has once again spared no expense to make sure nothing is lacking for all those enjoying "GARNIX" on the campus chemistry field.
7. June 2018 – 8. June 2018
This symposium constitutes a key event of TUM's 150th Anniversary celebrations, thus providing a platform for exchange and networking between the leadership of the world’s top universities and stakeholders from academia and industry.
17. May 2018 – 26. August 2018
On May 17, 2018 the Munich Documentation Center for the History of National Socialism will open its special exhibit on the history of the “Technische Hochschule München” (today's Technical University of Munich) during the National Socialist era.
14. May 2018
Karl Max von Bauernfeind had just turned 50 years of age when he founded the new "Technische Hochshule München" in December 1868. This means the TUM anniversary year also coincides with the 200th anniversary of his birth.
12. April 2018 (by personal invitation)
Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, founded what is today the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on April 12, 1868. Gala ceremonies in the Herkulessaal of Munich's Residenz marking TUM's 150th anniversary will be attended by invited guests from the sciences, politics, business, culture and the community to commemorate this momentous historical event.
12. April 2018 – 31. December 2018
On the occasion of the 150th birthday of TUM the Immatriculation Hall, the central location of the main building on Arcisstraße, will feature an installation on the history of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).