The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading research universities, with more than 500 professors, around 10,000 academic and non-academic staff, and 39,000 students. Its focus areas are the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences and medicine, reinforced by schools of management and education. TUM acts as an entrepreneurial university that promotes talents and creates value for society. In that it profits from having strong partners in science and industry. It is represented worldwide with a campus in Singapore as well as offices in Beijing, Brussels, Cairo, Mumbai, San Francisco, and São Paulo. Nobel Prize winners and inventors such as Rudolf Diesel, Carl von Linde, and Rudolf Mößbauer have done research at TUM. In 2006 and 2012 it won recognition as a German "Excellence University." In international rankings, TUM regularly places among the best universities in Germany.
The TUM.Cairo office of the Technische Universität München is a hub for networking and mutual knowledge transfer between one of Europe's top universities and its partners in the Middle East and North Africa. It is collocated with other leading institutions at the German Science Centre (DWZ) in Cairo, Egypt.
TUM.Cairo builds on long-standing collaborations in research, education, entrepreneurial ventures, and engineering. TUM's strategy calls for innovative approaches to major societal challenges that transcend boundaries of all kinds - such as energy, infrastructure, natural resources and nutrition, prime prospects for cooperation in this region.
Key missions here include facilitating research and industrial collaborations, recruiting top students and doctoral candidates, and cultivating a dynamic alumni network. In all it does, TUM.Cairo aims to enhance intercultural understanding, which often is the key for science and technology to have a positive impact in the world.
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