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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Smart Farming - How digitalization will change workflows in agriculture

Certificate program "Smart Farming and IoT in Agriculture.

The global population is growing, and more and more people need to be fed. But how can the world's food supply be guaranteed in the future, despite climate change and resource scarcity? Smart farming - the digitalization of...[more]

Research | How climate change and fires are shaping the forests of the future - Tracking future forest fires with AI

Yellowstone National Park's landscape is threatened by climate change.

As temperatures rise, the risk of devastating forest fires is increasing. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are using artificial intelligence to estimate the long-term impact that an increased number of...[more]

Research, Award | 15.07.2021 Professor Dirk Haller receives research award for new therapeutic options in inflammatory bowel diseases

Prof. Dirk Haller researches the role of bacteria in the intestine

For his outstanding project on the development of new therapeutic options for inflammatory bowel diseases, Professor Dirk Haller, Head of the TUM Department of Immunology and Director of the ZIEL-Institute for Food and Health,...[more]

Award, Research | Hertie-Foundation and FENS award Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize to Julijana Gjorgjieva

Portrait of Prof. Julijana Gjorgjieva

TUM-scientist is recognized for outstanding achievements in the field of computational and theoretical neuroscience The Hertie Foundation and the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) announce the winner of the...[more]



Events

Forestry Conference

Digital Forestry Conference

  • 230 presentations
  • Exciting keynotes & scientific sessions
  • Networking, discussions between the participants and the speakers and poster presenters
  • Extensive material (abstracts, exhibitors, ...)
  • Award ceremony and much more

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Colloquium Molecular Mechanisms of Agronomic Traits

Colloquium Molecular Mechanisms of Agronomic Traits:

  • Dr. Stefanie Müller-Schüssele (INRES, Universität Bonn)
  • The Good, the Bad and ROS: Deciphering Plant Stress Physiology Using Genetically Encoded Biosensors.

Host: PD Dr. Stefanie Sprunck, UR

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Vertical Farming
Image: iStockphoto.com/ Perception7

Save the date!

The World Agricultural Systems Center of TUM invites you to the HEF Symposium in September: "The Limits of Food Production - Vertical Farming"!

Participation is possible on-site or virtually.

More information and registration

View to the Freising Cathedral

The Freising District Office invites all Freising students and district citizens to a special immunization event with Johnson&Johnson. Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 18 years
  • German health insurance or residence / habitual abode in Germany

Further information and registration

Getting to know each other at the start of the study

Our program for your start of studies:

  • First Semester Welcome: Monday, 10 October
  • Study program introductions: 10-15 October
  • More information in our First Contact Program!