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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18.10.2021 TUM grows to 48,000 students - International enrollments at new all-time high

Start of the winter semester 21/22

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) continues to attract talented people from all over the world. As in the previous year, around 14,000 new students have enrolled in the approximately 180 degree programs offered in Munich,...[more]

Research, Top-News | Saving the world – Cultivating the city? Weihenstephan Symposium on the topic of "Urban Agriculture"

Explore new possibilities for gardening in the city - 14th Weihenstephan Symposium

How can urban food production contribute to a sustainable future? Is urban agriculture a trend phenomenon or can it be seen as a transformative element for the development of resilient food systems and cities? These and more are...[more]

Award, Campus, Top-News | 11.10.2021 Prof. Dr. Bertil Andersson is new honorary professor of the TUM School of Life Sciences

Prof. Andersson receives honorary doctorate

The former president of Nanyang Technological University and biochemist Prof. Dr. Bertil Andersson (CV) received the honorary award TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professorship (DAP) and is thus honorary professor - both at the...[more]

Campus, Top-News | 07.10.2021 Corona Vaccinations for All - The Vaccination Bus Comes to the Freising Campus

Vaccination bus

The winter semester has begun and many students and scientists from Germany and abroad are returning to campus. To ensure a safe start to the semester for all campus visitors, the TUM School of Life Sciences, in cooperation with...[more]

Events for students

President Thomas F. Hofmann at the event 2020

President Thomas F. Hofmann warmly welcomes the first-year students – with the event “Welcome@TUM”:

  • on October 18, 2021, at 5 p.m. in the open air on the square facing the Faculty Building Mathematics & Informatics at Garching Campus.
  • Simultaneously, the event will be streamed live.

More information on participation

The vaccination bus of the Bavarian Red Cross comes to the Mensa forecourt. All those who wish to be vaccinated are cordially invited!

  • Thu, 21.10. / Fri, 22.10.
  • from 9:00 to 11:45 and 12:30 to 15:30 hrs.

Vaccinations will be given with Moderna and Johnson&Johnson. Further information

More Events

14th WEIHENSTEPHAN FORUM 21st & 22nd Oct

Saving the world – cultivating the city

How Urban Agriculture contributes to a Sustainable Future.

Program of the hybrid event

Registration for on-site participation is required by Oct. 18

Register now!




Colloquium Molecular Mechanisms of Agronomic Traits

Colloquium Molecular Mechanisms of Agronomic Traits:

2 PhD students present their work

  • Ioanna Kakoulidou (TP Johannes)
    Parental DNA methylation states predict methylome remodeling in Arabidopsis F1 hybrids.
  • Josef Ranner (TP Dawid)
    Molecular Assessment of Metabolome Alterations in Lotus japonicus induced by Arbuscular Mycorrhiza.

Host: Jan Sala (TP Schwechheimer)

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