Global profile

TUM maintains a worldwide network of strategic alliances and partnerships through which all members can actively shape the internationalization of our university. When it comes to establishing new or deepening existing collaborations, TUM's five international representatives provide support with their regional expertise. Funding opportunities for TUM scientists as well as information and networking opportunities such as the TUM Global Week round off TUM Global & Alumni Office's strategic portfolio.

Strategic partners & alliances

Together we are stronger: Get more information about TUM's numerous international cooperation projects, alliances, and partner universities.

TUM Global Network

TUM has liaison offices in Asia and Europe as well as in Latin and North America. Learn more about our representations in the TUM Global Network.

TUM Global Events

From PostDoc seminars to high-level events: TUM liaison officers regularly organize events with TUM representatives and experts from their respective regions.

TUM Global Incentive Fund

The TUM Global Incentive Fund supports the deepening of international relationships in non-European countries with TUM liaison offices as well as with our partners ICL and KNUST.

Exchange via Erasmus+

International experience plays a significant role in everyday life. Learn more about your opportunities to go abroad with Erasmus+ – or to visit us at TUM.

TUM Global Week

The TUM Global Week takes place once a year. Find out about the activities of the TUM Global Network and how you can benefit from it.


ATHENS | Network of 24 leading European Universities offering intensive short courses in Science and Engineering to their students

German-French Academy for the Industry for the Future | Cooperation project of TUM and Institut Mine-Télécom

EAIE | Non-profit organisation whose main aim is the stimulation and facilitation of the internationalisation of higher education in Europe and around the world

EUA | Association representing European higher education institutions in 47 countries, providing them with a forum to cooperate and keep abreast of the latest trends in higher education and research policies

ISCN | International Sustainable Campus Network

Magalhães Network | European, Latin American and Caribbean Universities consortium devoted to Higher Education and scientific mobility initiatives

SEFI | European Society for Engineering Education, located in Brussels

Top Industrial Managers for Europe (T.I.M.E.) | Europe's leading network for the training of bi-cultural, bilingual engineers

TU9 | Alliance of 9 leading Institutes of Technology in Germany

U7 | Alliance of university presidents of the G7 countries