TUM School of Management offers a wide range of cooperation opportunities.

Why cooperate with the TUM School of Management?


TUM School of Management conducts research and teaching at the interface of management and technology. This unique interdisciplinary approach attracts outstanding students and academics from all over the world. Accordingly, corporate partners benefit from cutting-edge research and high-quality standards in teaching recognized by the most renowned University rankings.


Around 7,000 students from more than 40 countries worldwide take advantage of this unique environment. We see our role as educating the leaders and decision-makers of tomorrow, supporting them to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Many of our graduates start their own businesses building on their lasting connections to the School and its corporate partners.


As a leading business school in Europe, we forge strong links to corporate representatives, offering diverse cooperation opportunities. Whether you are a start-up, a medium-sized company, or a large enterprise, we have many possibilities to meet your individual needs. Partners from business and industry benefit from our core competencies in research and teaching or take part in the career development of our students.


Are you looking to get in touch with top talent from the 14 bachelor and master programs at the TUM School of Management? We support our students in their careers with a wide range of opportunities, and they quickly secure relevant career placements before and after graduation. Our career activities, consolidated within the TUM Management Alumni Association, offer a variety of recruiting formats - from job postings to career fairs and workshops - to connect corporations with promising talents. For recruiters seeking exceptional standards, our elite Master's program Finance and Information Management offers opportunities to engage with highly talented, meticulously selected students. Contact us to explore how we can support your recruitment needs.


Explore cutting-edge research collaboration opportunities at TUM School of Management, Germany's top-ranked business school. Since 2002, we have been at the forefront of research and teaching at the intersection of management and technology. Our mission is to transform enthusiasm for innovation into real-world products by equipping students with essential management skills, fostering entrepreneurship and social responsibility. We focus on addressing global challenges like digitalization and sustainable development through interdisciplinary research. Partner with us to drive innovation and make a positive impact on society.


We are committed to involving corporate partners in our lectures to bridge the gap between theory and practice. This collaboration offers mutual benefits: students gain invaluable insights from top business leaders, while practitioners connect with their future employees. Our network of honorary professors and industry experts play a vital role in enriching our academic environment and strengthening our ties with the business community. At the CEO Leadership Series at our Heilbronn campus, we invite C-level executives to share their experiences and insights, which is highly valued by our students. Reach out to become part of our business network.


Helping our students develop an entrepreneurial mindset is a key part of our mission at TUM School of Management. Thanks to the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem at TUM, many students launch their own businesses in technology-based industries. The School of Management supports this entrepreneurial approach through both teaching and research. The Entrepreneurial Research Institute offers a wide range of lectures and seminars and our dedication to facilitating the creation of new ventures ensures that our students are well-equipped to innovate and succeed in the dynamic business world. Explore our entrepreneurial activities.


Project studies at the TUM School of Management involve teams of students working on research or practical projects in cooperation with your company and an academic chair, giving students hands-on experience in working on real-world problems. Companies benefit not only from the practical results of these projects, but also from the academic excellence of one of Europe's leading business schools. Learn more about the benefits for your company in our Project Studies flyer (PDF).


Our Executive & Professional Education programs offer a deep transfer of knowledge and a constant dialogue between the University and partners in the business world. We provide you with a comprehensive higher education portfolio, featuring our three Executive MBA part-time programs which are designed for experienced managers or professionals, technical experts, corporate innovators, and aspiring entrepreneurs. We will support you in strengthening your managerial & personal development skills and in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends around management & technology. Find out more about TUM’s Executive & Professional Education program.


Take advantage of unique sponsorship opportunities at TUM School of Management! Partner with us to sponsor our flagship events, including Welcome Day and Graduation Ceremony. Increase your brand visibility, connect with future leaders and demonstrate your commitment to education and innovation. Join us in creating memorable experiences for our students and graduates. Interested in sponsorship? Contact us to learn more about how we can collaborate.

Industry collaborations in teaching

Our students benefit from our collaboration with C-level practitioners with whom we have regular exchanges. We believe in the close link between academia and industry to prepare students for their future role in the economy.


Image: Student visit to BWM Welt and pitch to CEO Prof. Oliver Zipse

Chairman of the Management Board of BMW AG, Honorary Professor

Prof. Oliver Zipse

„The purpose of a broad-based education is to foster the potential, creativity, and pioneering spirit of young people. These qualities are relevant for all areas – in particular for the business world: they are the foundation for innovative, sustainable business models which benefit both our economy and our society. That’s why it is so important to me personally, but also to BMW, to support and enrich the education of the younger generation.”

CEO Lufthansa AG

Carsten Spohr

“With research projects at universities, we aim to further improve aviation, making it even safer, more efficient, and more sustainable. Lectures allow me to both share insights about the aviation industry and get young people excited about it. In the CEO pitches, I am particularly impressed by the presentation and communications skills of the students of the TUM School of Management.”

The 32. Münchner Management Kolloquium

The annual conference (MMK) is Germany's largest business congress, bringing together business, science and politics. More than 80 renowned managers from DAX-listed companies and European corporations, owners and managing directors of successful SMEs and start-ups from a wide range of sectors will present their best-practice solutions and exchange new management approaches to common challenges and geopolitical developments. Take the opportunity to build value-creating collaborations and get your ticket or contact us for partnering opportunities.

Our career connections

We work with a broad variety of corporate partners to support our students' careers and provide them with excellent opportunities to enter the professional world. By working closely with leading companies, we ensure that our students have access to valuable networking opportunities, internships, and career services to help them make a seamless transition from education to professional success.

Some of our partnerships

Our Stories with Impact

Follow our stories about people, projects and breakthroughs that challenge the status quo. With a passion for sustainability, entrepreneurship, innovation and digitalization, we educate talent and conduct relevant research to advance innovation-based businesses and societies in Germany, Europe and the world.