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Issue 1 / 2020

In this issue: “Sustainable.  Ideas For Today From Within The TUM Family” -Setting a good example: Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann on TUM shaping the future|We can make the world a better place: four TUM Alumni discuss sustainability| KontakTUM Programme – Events for TUM Alumni

Issue 2 / 2019

In this issue: “Welcome, Magnificence! An Issue on the Presidential Change” – Thomas F. Hofmann is greeding our university`s alumni| Interview with Wolfgang A. Herrmann and Thomas F. Hofmann: Handover With a Shared Vision| KontakTUM Programme – Events for TUM Alumni

Issue 1 / 2019

In this issue:  “It was a pleasure. An Interview Issue on the Anniversary’s Final Round” – Committed to the Future: The President’s View| One Issue, five alumni: Interviews with Norbert Reithofer, Dorothee Bär, Andreas Kunze, Yana Bromberg and Werner Mang | KontakTUM Programme – Events for TUM Alumni

Issue 2 / 2018

In this issue:  “What Drives Us. A fresh collection of interviews to celebrate our jubilee” – Dynamism and Breakthroughs: The President’s View| One Issue, seven alumni: Interviews with Birgit Spanner-Ulmer, Andreas Meck, Andrea Bör, Klaus Wolfermann, Edmund Stoiber, Gabriele and Robert Hertle | KontakTUM Programme – Events for TUM Alumni

Issue 1 / 2018

In this issue:  “Please, Take a Seat! A Jubilee Interview Issue ” – Home and Trust: The President’s View| One Issue, six alumni: Interviews with Herbert Diess, Eveline Gottzein, Ben L. Feringa, Maria Furtwängler, Manuel Baum and Rainer Stellwag | Dear Alumni, Welcome Back! This is how you can celebrate the birthday of your alma mater

Issue 2 / 2017

In this issue:  “We’re celebrating! A birthday magazine” – At the highest level: 150 years of TUM at a glance | Voices of TUM: TUM Alumni and students explain why they are grateful to TUM | Being a Worldwide Family: The TUM Family is celebrating all over the world – join in!

Issue 1 / 2017

In this issue:  “Passionately curious – A magazine about innovation ans research at TUM” | Interview with Head of Development at Porsche, Dr. Michael Steiner | Voices of TUM: TUM alumni  and students on innovations that have had the most significant impact on their lives | Create thinking spaces – shape the future: What kind of surroundings are necessary for innovation? How TUM lets ideas thrive

Issue 2 / 2016 

In this issue:  “Properly connected – An issue on dialogue and interdisciplinarity at TUM” – Interview with TUM-President Wolfgang A. Herrmann | Voices of TUM: TUM Alumni talk about their personal views on the prerequisites of a successful dialogue | Network Special: AStA now and then

Issue 1 / 2016 
In this issue: “Linking your home to the world” – An issue about openness and internationality – Interview with Dr. Reinhard Ploss (CEO Infineon) | Voices of TUM: TUM Alumni report about what openness means to them| Network special: Erasmus then and now

Issue 2 / 2015 
In this issue: “Go for it! A magazine focusing on courage and founding at TUM” – Interviews with TUM founders | Voices of TUM: 12 TUM Alumni report about courageous decisions | Network special: 50.000 Alumni in the network

Issue 1 / 2015 
In this issue: 1000 alumni have so far participated as mentors in the program TUM Mentoring from Alumni for Students. This special edition of KontakTUM is dedicated to them.

Issue 2 / 2014 
In this issue: Interview with astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti / Social Media at TUM / The President about alumni and loyalty

Issue 1 / 2014 
In this issue: Inteview with Bayerischer Rundfunk-Director of Television Bettina Reitz / Postdocs at TUM / Short stories about the TUM network

Issue 2 / 2013 – Only available in German language
In this issue: Interview with TUM-Präsident Herrmann / The TUM Social Media PlattformD / Alumi Roland Lacher about the joy of giving

Issue 1 / 2013 – Only available in German language
In this issue: Interview with TUM alumnus, entrepreneur, inventor and member of the TUM University Council: Dr. Manfred Stefener / Jubilee celebrations at TUM / A TUM family in Kairo


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