Technische Universität München (TUM)
Technische Universität München (TUM) ranks as one of Europe's leading universities. It placed first among German universities in the International Shanghai Ranking, in both 2011 and 2012, and is one of the few to hold the title of Excellence University. Its researchers are committed to finding solutions to the major challenges facing society: health & nutrition, energy & natural resources, environment & climate, information & communication, mobility & infrastructure.
The Technical University is based in Munich, amid the strongest science and industry network in continental Europe. The university thinks entrepreneurially and acts globally. It was the first German university to open an international campus abroad: TUM Asia in Singapore. Today, the Technical University of Munich has more than 45,000 students, 36% of them women and 34% coming from abroad, and 612 professors.