Teaching staff

The teaching staff of the Technische Universität München includes 793 members overall. The 545 professors represent the core subjects of the 14 departments. Honorary professors lecture on specific aspects of professional practice. The staff currently consists as follows:

  • 545 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.

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

Successful Appointments of Female Professors at TUM

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