KontakTUM Magazine

KontakTUM is issued twice a year in German and English language. Over 40 pages focusses on different key topics – in the center the individual biographies and achievements of the TUM Alumni.

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The current issue of TUM’s Alumni Magazin is called

It was a pleasure! An Interview Issue on the Anniversary’s Final Round

On 84 pages the current KontakTUM reviews the Anniversary Year of TUM. The magazine also once again focuses on the Alumni of TUM: five impressive alumni will share in an interview how their time at TUM has shaped them and what made them grow – professionally, as well as privately. In the KontakTUM Programme section of the magazine you will furthermore find a wide range of events. As an alumni you have countless possibilities to return to your alma mater or to profit from TUM’s career offers.

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  • The President’s View: Committed to the Future
    On the 12th of April 2018, Federal President Steinmeier launched our university’s anniversary year at the Herkulessaal of Münchner Residenz: precisely 150 years earlier – on this memorable Easter Sunday in 1868 – Ludwig II. King of Bavaria signed the...
  • Norbert Reithofer: “My family has always been my counterbalance.”
    How does a student of Mechanical Engineering with a degree from a university of applied sciences become one of Germany’s most important and respected managers? Straight after his doctorate, Alumni Norbert Reithofer entered BMW in a management position and learnt...
  • Dorothee Bär: “Politics is something to be learnt.”
    ‘Air taxi’ is what comes to most people’s mind when her name is mentioned: Dorothee Bär. But there is a lot more to the State Minister for Digitalisation – since well before she entered the main arena ‘federal government’. 84...
  • Andreas Kunze: “I enjoy stepping out of my comfort zone.”
    Andreas Kunze matches the word high-flier like nobody else. For five years the 28-year-old has been CEO of his start-up KONUX, which develops systems combining sensors and artificial intelligence. Since then Andreas Kunze is jetting around the world and back...
  • Yana Bromberg: “I want to find the origins of life.”
    In 2009 Yana Bromberg visited TUM for the first time as a post-doc. Today – ten years later – she is an internationally successful professor for Bioinformatics and remains closely linked to her former host university. She is visiting Munich...
  • Werner Mang: “Appearance is not very important to me.”
    TUM Alumni and professor Dr. Werner Mang, specialist for ear, nose and throat, and plastic surgery is one of Germany’s most famous aesthetic surgeons. Since his time as an assistant physician at TUM’s University Hospital ‘Rechts der Isar’ he likes...
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