Prof. Dr. Peter B. Steiner

Honorary Professor at TUM since 2006


History of Art/ World Art Studies


Professor Steiner studied history of art, German literature, philosophy and archaeology in Munich and Vienna with periods of study in Paris, Rome and London. He completed his doctoral degree in 1969. During the course of his career he has worked in the fields of publishing, conservation of historic listed buildings and museums. For over 20 years Professor Steiner has conducted study trips throughout Europe. Besides TUM he has also had teaching assignments at LMU Munich and the University of Eichstätt.


    • Chairman of the working group on museums in Bavaria (1995-2007)
    • Director of the Diocesan Museum in Freising (1979-2007)


    • Culture Award of the Bavarian State Foundation (Bayerischen Landesstiftung) (2006)