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German Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Technische Universität München (Technical University of Munich, TUM) is one of Europe’s top universities. It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. TUM was one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence and has retained its status since, cementing its commitment to academic excellence.In the international Shanghai Ranking (ARWU), TUM was rated the #1 German university for 3 consecutive years (2011, 2012 & 2013), and this ranking remains for the 2015/16 QS Rankings and the 2016 Shanghai Ranking. TUM is also ranked 12th globally for Chemistry (ARWU 2012/2013) and 17th for Engineering (QS Rankings 2013/2014). Of all technical universities in Europe, TUM has been ranked fourth-best (ARWU 2013/2014).As one of the most innovative institutions of higher education in Germany, TUM is dedicated to generating and communicating highly specialised research and to providing excellent academic education. TUM has three major locations in Bavaria: Munich • Garching • Freising-Weihenstephan. TUM also has an international footprint – with campuses and offices on three continents.As Germany’s most regarded technical university (World Reputation Ranking of Times Higher Education UK), TUM enjoys a significant number of industry partnerships. A recent initiative ” TUM Partners of Excellence” highlighted 13 companies who have established significant partnerships with TUM, many of which are industry-leading companies with global footprints. Through research co-operation and a resource pipeline of graduates, TUM continues to contribute considerably to the global success of some of Germany’s most important companies.


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German Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

SIT@SP Building (Singapore Institute of Technology @ Singapore Polytechnic), 510 Dover Road #05-01 Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, 139660

Phone: + 65- 6777-7407
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