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. Our researchers are committed to finding solutions to the major challenges facing society: health & nutrition, energy & natural resources, environment & climate, information & communication, mobility & infrastructure. TUM is based in Munich, amid the strongest science and industry network in continental Europe. Our university thinks entrepreneurially and acts globally. It was the first German university to open an international campus abroad: TUM Asia in Singapore. Today, TUM has more than 41,000 students, 35% of them women and 29% coming from abroad, and 566 professors.