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

27 Jan '23
Congratulations to Professor Siddharth Vedula for winning the Supervisory Award!

Congratulations to Professor Siddharth Vedula for winning the Supervisory Award! 
Prof. Vedula (left) won the award for his great support and dedication to his doctoral students. His students are working on several interesting topics at his chair including the study of corporate accelerators, renewable energy innovation, and the “dark side” of entrepreneurship.

His students praise him for his great support in developing research projects, while at the same time showing very good leadership skills. Professor Vedula ensures his doctoral students make continuous progress in their research and studies, while also being a mentor and role model to them.

Sid Vedula is a professor at the TUM Entrepreneurship Research Institute. His research interests include the geography of entrepreneurship and environmental entrepreneurship. 

He has studied a wide range of topics, including spatial contagion behavior in the venture capital investment industry, regional differences in the adoption of green building practices, how ideological differences in communities shape renewable energy entrepreneurship, and the dynamics of regional entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Our Dean Prof. Gunther Friedl presented the award to Prof. Vedula in the name of the doctoral students. We are very proud to have such an outstanding and dedicated member of our faculty! 

18 Jan '23
New collaboration with Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia in Canada

The TUM School of Management recently developed a strategic #partnership with the Beedie School of Business Simon Fraser University. The agreement is a Letter of Intent to develop a strategic partnership between both business schools.

Our Assoc. Dean for International Alliances Professor Thomas Hutzschenreuter traveled to Canada to meet with the Dean of Beedie School of Business Professor Ujwal Kayande.

We share a common interest in many academic and educational fields; and in order to promote future institutional cooperation, we signed a Letter of Intent and agreed to develop and carry out collaborative activities, such as: exchange of scholarly publications and information; exchange of faculty, staff, and students, development of collaborative research projects and programs.

We are delighted to start the new collaboration with the Beedie School of Business and are looking forward to many insightful exchanges with our colleagues and friends from British Colombia!