Sharing Experience and Knowledge: Mentoring programs

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TUM offers prospective students, undergraduates, doctoral students and experienced alumni from science and business a wide variety of mentoring programs. You can use these offers to develop your personality, discover new skills and expand your personal network. In all programs, a personal mentor is available to assist you over a certain period of time.

As a TUM Alumni you can support students in a variety of ways, make your expertise available and give students an insight into your professional life.

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Photo: Photogenika / TUM

Be prepared for life

TUM Mentoring from Alumni for Students

In the course of the TUM Mentoring program, alumni accompany students and doctoral students over the course of one year. The alumni are there to answer upcoming questions and to individually encourage the participants in their personal development. TUM Mentoring Classic

TUM Mentoring JobTalk - das Kurzmentorat

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TUM Mentoring JobTalk

One question – one conversation. Students and PhDs are asking specific questions, alumni answer and provide their assessment and experience. A personal contact via telephone, Skype or meeting is possible in a timely and uncomplicated manner. TUM Mentoring JobTalk

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TUM Mentoring Professional

You are working and are facing your next challenge? Use the know-how and expertise of other TUM Alumni. Find your sparring partner at TUM Mentoring Professional and inspire each other. TUM Mentoring Professional

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Foto: Eckert / TUM

TUM Mentoring for Scientists

Mentoring for Scientists connects international research alumni and visiting scholars with young doctoral students and postdocs at TUM. Get involved as a mentor or – as a student – benefit from the knowledge of the experienced research alumni. TUM Mentoring for Scientists

TUM Emeriti of Excellence Mentoring

or young scientists (Post-Docs, TUM Junior Fellows) and members of TUM: Junge Akademie. As a scientist, take advantage of the opportunity of individual support for your career through the TUM Emeriti of Excellence. To the program

Start-up Mentoring

The start-up mentoring program organized by Technical University of Munich provides targeted support for start-ups at TUM in the market entry phase. To the program

KeCK Mentoring for young scientists in medicine

This programme for the support of young scientists in medicine is located at the Coordination Office for Equal Opportunities and Career Planning of the Faculty of Medicine. To the program

Mentoring programs at the physics department

All students in the first year of the bachelor’s programme in physics and from the beginning of the master’s programme will be assigned a mentor from among the lecturers of the physics department. Click here for the mentor program in the bachelor’s degree program in physics and here for the mentor interview in the master’s degree program in physics .

Mentoring at TUM: Junge Akademie

Mentoring program for current scholars of TUM: Junge Akademie. The mentors come from the group of alumni of TUM: Junge Akademie. To the program

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Tutor and buddy programs for international students

Nearly all of the departments at TUM offer support for new students in the form of tutoring or ‘buddy’ programs. International students are usually paired up with a German partner who can answer study-related questions and give advice on everyday life in Munich. More about the programs

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Coaching at TUM

Improve your skills and receive individual advice to help you achieve your goals and perspectives in your university and professional career. More about the coaching offers at TUM