Bridging traditional divides at the TUM School of Management

TUM School of Management, firmly rooted within TUM's technological and entrepreneurial ecosystem, places a unique focus on the interface between management, engineering, and the natural and life sciences. The School's goal is to bridge the traditional divide between the fields of management and technology.


The School sees its role as educating the leaders and decision-makers of tomorrow. Like TUM, it is committed to excellence. Since its foundation two decades ago, it has been consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in Germany and beyond.

TUM School of Management is in the top one percent of business schools worldwide to hold Triple Crown accreditation by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS), and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Triple Crown accreditation is internationally recognized as a seal of quality for business schools.

"Since our beginnings 20 years ago, our goal has been to bring together two worlds"
Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl, Dean of TUM School of Management

Our campuses

TUM School of Management operates in five distinct location. Besides its original Munich and Weihenstephan campuses, the school offers research and teaching in Heilbronn, Straubing and Garching. 






Straubing & Weihenstephan



Always up to date

Short notes

13 Jan '23
TUM School of Management meets HEC Paris

The newly-elected Dean of the HEC Professor Eloic Peyrache and our Dean Professor Gunther Friedl met in Munich to talk about the current and future collaborations between the HEC Paris and TUM School of Management.
The delegation from Paris included the Director for International Development Philippe Oster and the Director of the International Office Iris Ritter von Fallois. Together with the Vice Dean of Research Professor Joachim Henkel, Associate Dean of International Alliances Professor Thomas Hutzschenreuter, and Manager of International Affairs and Alliances Jamie Snow many new initiatives are planned.

The HEC Delegation also visited our Campus in Heilbronn where they met with representatives of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation Manfred Weigler and Reinhold Geilsdörfer, and our colleagues from the TUM Campus Heilbronn Professor Helmut Krcmar, Professor Jingui Xie, Leonard Przybilla, and Caroline Hoffmann.

We are looking forward to continuing a fruitful and strong partnership with our colleagues and friends from Paris! 🤝

13 Dec '22
Forbes Magazine - Power To The Student: Inspiring The Next Generation Of Leaders At The MBA World Summit

Studying business is popular – really popular. The MBA has been the number one graduate degree in the U.S. for over a decade, and the OECD - OCDE estimates that roughly 25% of higher education students around the world are studying in the field of business. From management and marketing to finance and analytics, business graduates are everywhere.


So business schools have a huge responsibility. After all, they are shaping the behaviours of those who will be leading many of our institutions and businesses of the future. As the world faces growing societal, economic and environmental issues, we need leaders to be well informed and aligned to tackle these problems effectively and appropriately.


Matt Symonds captures the energy and ideas of the MBA World Summit for Forbes, and the importance of human connection. As the Dean of TUM School of Management, Gunther Friedl advises, "Choose your circle wisely."


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