Teaching staff

The teaching staff of the Technische Universität München includes 788 members overall. The 540 professors represent the core subjects of the 14 departments. Honorary professors lecture on specific aspects of professional practice. The staff currently consists as follows:

  • 540 Professors
    thereof 37 joint appointments with non-university research institutes
  • 211 Honorary Professors
  • 37 TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professors

For easy reading, the profiles of full-time faculty members are listed as short summaries – alphabetically and by faculty – in the professor portal. Detailed descriptions can be found on the websites of the TUM Departments.

Through its consistent hiring policy, the Technische Universität München has been able to significantly increase its number of full-time female professors. The proportion of women in the professorate is currently 18% (compared to 14% at ETH Zurich, Oxford University 14%, MIT 22%).

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