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150 years of physics at TUM

Colloquium on 8 November at 15:00 h

Seit 150 Jahren wird an der TUM Physik gelehrt. -- Bild: Andreas Heddergott / TUM

From the founding as a "Polytechnical School" in 1868, physics has always played an important role at TUM. Since then the physics department has achieved a remarkable evolution and growth. A nice occasion to celebrate with a special colloquium.

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Research Highlight

News about fusion in the sun

Borexino observes neutrinos for 10 years

An international team of scientists has precisely measured the energy spectrum of neutrinos from the sun with the Borexino experiment. The results provide a deep view into the depth of the sun's core.

Learn more about this fascinating research…
Student Life

Intercultural Competence

Master students, apply by September 15!

Students practicing intercultural competence an exercise

Improve your intercultural competence and handle successfully your studies in a new intercultural environment, get to know other students in our Master programs and make friends.

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Students at the Physics Department


Our academic offers include Bachelor and Master degree programs and research projects in the Ph.D. program giving a complete Physics education in width and depth.

World map of international students


To the role model of our department belongs the promotion of scientific exchange and world openness.

Condensed Matter Physics

Vacuum apparatus for condensed matter physics

When atoms interact things can get interesting. Fundamental research on the underlying properties of materials and nanostructures and exploration of the potential they provide for applications.

Nuclei, Particles, Astrophysics

Particle Physics with Prof. Fabbietti

A journey of discovery to understanding our world at the subatomic scale, from the nuclei inside atoms down to the most elementary building blocks of matter. Are you ready for the adventure?


Biophysics discussion in the Dietz Lab

Biological systems, from proteins to living cells and organisms, obey physical principles. Our research groups in biophysics shape one of Germany's largest scientific clusters in this area.

Where do we
come from?

Bild einer Schwerionenkollision am LHC