Fakultät Informatik

Mentoring and Support Programs

Would you like to attend intensive courses, get an early start into research, or collaborate with students from different departments? Or maybe you’d like to establish a network for your future career, or get career coaching from an experienced professor?

Mentoring and special programs offer all these possibilities and more for TUM Informatics students. If you’re looking to get more out of your studies, have a look at the offers – there’s something for everyone!

To find the best suitable scholarship  European Funding Guide will help you!

TUM Informatics Programs

TUM Informatics Programs

Mentoring and support programs offered by TUM Informatics include:

 best.in.tum – mentoring program for outstanding students
Pearls of Informatics – during their basic studies, selected students take part in a special two-hour course every semester

 Summer School Marktoberdorf – a two-week summer course on Software Engineering and (formal) techniques and tools for development of dependable Software Systems

 Travel Subsidies, Funding of Excursions and Research Expeditions

 Academic advising – personalized support from TUM Informatics staff

TUM Programs

TUM Programs

TUM Informatics students are able to participate in the many programs arranged by TUM centrally for talented students, including:

 Mentoring at TUM – professional and supplementary skills training programs in all areas

 TUM: Young Academy – supports outstanding, highly dedicated students and young alumni

 Ferienakademie Sarntal – intensive summer courses in specialized subjects

 Deutschlandstipendium - The Germany Scholarship provides financial and non-material support to high-achieving and committed students from all over the world.

 TUM Diversity - Services to support the professional and personal development, as well as career planning for female students and young female professionals

 TUM Scholarships - Scholarship programs offered directly through TUM

Nationwide and Bavarian Programs

Nationwide and Bavarian Programs

TUM Informatics professors are engaged in many nationwide and Bavarian organizations that organize courses, scholarships, and mentoring programs for selected students.

Learn more:

 Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic
 - Promotes academic consolidation, interdisciplinary dialogue, a cosmopolitan world view and international experience

 Elite Network of Bavaria - Designed for gifted students and young scientists

 Bavarian Elite Academy - Supports gifted and motivated students from all of Bavaria’s universities on their way to becoming responsible leaders in the future.

 Stipendium Plus – Promoting Young Talent in Higher Education - Provides an overview of support possibilities to students and young researchers with special talents

 Software Campus - Trains and professionally develops tomorrow's senior IT executives while opening up excellent career prospects to young IT experts in Germany

 Avicenna-Studienwerk - only for students and PhD candidates with very good German language skills

 Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft - support programms for gifted and motivated students (scolarship, seminars)

Heinz Nixdorf Programm zur Förderung der Asien-Pazifik-Erfahrung (prerequisites: very good German language skills)

 informatica feminale Baden-Württemberg 2015 (only for German-speaking students)-  Die Sommerhochschule für Studentinnen und interessierte Frauen aus dem Bereich Informatik und verwandten Fachrichtungen wird von Dienstag, 28. Juli – Samstag, 01. August 2015 an der Hochschule Furtwangen stattfinden.

 informatica feminale - 17. - 28. August 2015 (only for German-speaking students) -  Informatica Feminale als inter/nationales Modell eines monoedukativen Fachstudienangebots für Studentinnen und Fachfrauen.



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Sibylle Roden-Kinghorst


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