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



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Short notes

18 Nov '22
Research Fest 2022: The Winners

Grounded in our technological and entrepreneurial ecosystem our scientists research at the intersection of management, engineering, natural, and life sciences. The Research Fest is an event initiated by Prof. Joachim Henkel, which gives researchers the opportunity to present and exchange ideas in the highly interdisciplinary context of our school. 

The three best-exhibited posters on ongoing research projects are granted a prize, sponsored by TUM Management Alumni e.V., and were awarded by our Dean Prof. Gunther Friedl.

👏 Congratulations to the Best Poster Award 2022 Winners: 👏
🥇 Linus Hof, Veronika Zilker, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Pachur
🥈 Christina N.eubig, Prof. Dr. Jutta Roosen
🥉 Christoph Gschnaidtner, Prof. Dr. Hanna HottenrottJulian Schwierzy

Furthermore, scientists from several academic departments presented their insightful research, which included topics such as

🔋"Grasping the extent of the energy transition: New research venues in economics” by Prof. Svetlana Ikonnikova,
💰"Financing Sustainable Entrepreneurship: ESG Measurement, Valuation, and Performance" by Prof. Paul P. Momtaz
💻 "Competition and innovation in digital markets" by  
Prof. Jens Foerderer from TUM Campus #Heilbronn,
🧠"Attention: The cognitive foundation of economic choice" by Prof. Thorsten Pachur,
and an introduction and Round Table on the New TUM Innovation Network ‘#GoTransTech‘ by Prof. Hanna Hottenrott, Prof. Michael Molls, Prof. Holger Patzelt, Prof. Sebastian Pfotenhauer.

🎂 2022 also marks 20 years of interdisciplinary research at the TUM School of Management which was initiated and founded by the first Dean Prof. Ralf Reichwald

16 Nov '22
Prof. Li receiving the Professor of the Year Award
Professor of the Year Award 2022 for Chengguang Li

We are pleased to announce that Professor Chengguang Li received the third place of the “Professor of the Year” (original: “Professor des Jahres”) award, which recognizes the entire commitment of professors in preparing students for their future careers. The annual award is conferred by UNICUM, the largest student magazine in Germany, and sponsored by the two patrons Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK).

Chengguang is enormously grateful for this recognition and thanks his students, team, and colleagues for their incredible support.