Life Sciences at the Weihenstephan Campus

The Technical University of Munich has concentrated its expertise in life sciences in the TUM School of Life Sciences at the modern Weihenstephan campus in Freising. From molecules to plants and animals to ecosystems and landscapes, Molecular Life Sciences, Life Science Systems and Life Science Engineering are explored and taught under the motto “One Health”.

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17.01.2022 EU funding for research project - ERC Starting Grant for researcher at Freising-Weihenstephan Campus

Dr. Melanie Schirmer is funded with an ERC-Starting Grant

ERC Starting Grants from the European Research Council are aimed at scientists who are still at the beginning of their careers. Researchers at TUM have so far been able to acquire a total of 151 of the prestigious ERC grants,...[more]

Research, Top-News | 07.01.2022 How plants respond to heat stress - Steroid hormones contribute to the heat stress resistance of plants

Prof. Brigitte Poppenberger heads the Chair of Biotechnology of Horticultural Crops at the TUM School of Life Sciences.

Plants, like other organisms, can be severely affected by heat stress. To increase their chances of survival, they activate the heat shock response, a molecular pathway also employed by human and animal cells for stress...[more]

Top-News, Campus, Research | 28.12.2021 Research for a healthy environment - Digital Year in Review of the TUM School of Life Sciences

Dean Ingrid Kögel-Knabner

As the end of 2021 approaches, the School of Life Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) looks back on a challenging but successful year. A special website presents the highlights from the areas of teaching and...[more]

Award, Research | 21.12.2021 Max Schönleutner Medal for Prof. Hülsbergen - Commitment to agricultural and horticultural sciences honored

Prof Hülsbergen heads the Chair of Organic Farming and Crop Production Systems.

Prof. Dr. Kurt-Jürgen Hülsbergen, Head of the Chair of Organic Agriculture and Agronomy at the TUM School of Life Sciences, will receive the Max Schönleutner Medal 2021. With this award, the Max Schönleutner Gesellschaft (MSGW)...[more]

Events for students

University Library Web Seminars

Lecture series and web seminars

Themed Weeks University Library

Sweeten Up Your Skills – Coffee Break Web Seminars:

  • 5 days, 5 topics
  • at 1:30 p.m.
  • 30 minutes

17 – 21 Jan 2022: Visibility for Your Publications
24 – 28 Jan 2022: Research Data
31 Jan – 4 Feb 2022: Publishing
7 – 11 Feb 2022: Research Performance Indicators

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Public lecture series Economic perspectives on agriculture
Dates online or hybrid event

  • Prof. Dr. Johannes Sauer: "Landwirtschaft in Bayern im Jahr 2050 - Das Ende des nachhaltigen Familienbetriebs?"

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VACCtion is a student-run vaccination information initiative

Virtual information session on vaccinations and Corona.

  • VACCtion is a student-run vaccination information initiative

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