As a member of international networks, TUM uses highest international standards as its scientific, structural and organizational benchmarks. These include academic associations such as EAIE, EUA, TU9, and the strategic universities alliance EuroTech. TUM is also a member of various international networks focusing on student mobility and offering joint study programs such as T.I.M.E., ATHENS or Magalhães Network.

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

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