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TUM School of Management Heilbronn

TUM School of Management Heilbronn

TUM School of Management Heilbronn


Where Management Meets Technology

Experience teaching and research in an inspiring environment

At TUM School of Management, we carry out teaching and research at the intersection of management, engineering, natural and life sciences. Located in the heart of Munich, a thriving city in one of Germany’s most prosperous regions, we enjoy an academic, cultural and economic infrastructure that attracts talents from all over the world.

Since its foundation in 2002, the faculty has been engaged in a broad range of research projects that bridge the gap between disciplines. Our research focuses on future trends and real-world solutions that advance innovation-based businesses and benefit society at large.

Our highly motivated, international student body, as well as the cooperation with renowned universities and management schools worldwide guarantee a global perspective, while industry know-how is brought into our programs through strong collaboration with our corporate partners. Together, we create a dynamic, inspirational and international community.

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AACSB International

The Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) is the world’s largest business education alliance. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, a most recognized form of specialized/ professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.

EFMD Equis

TUM School of Management was awarded the EQUIS accreditation by the EFMD in 2017. EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.

Association of MBA's

In 2015, the Association of MBAs (AMBA) certified that evidence-based management knowledge meets industry expertise within our three Executive MBA programs.

International Networks


In 2016 TUM School of Management entered the Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network (QTEM), which is an international network bringing together excellent students, Academic Partners, and International Corporations.

The QTEM Master’s program is open to outstanding students enrolled at one of the QTEM Academic Partner Institutions.

Global Business School Network

In 2016 TUM School of Management joined the Global Business School Network (GBSN). The GBSN is a network of renowned business schools, industry, foundations, and aid agencies, which aims to improve access to quality, locally relevant management education for the developing world. The network fosters cross-border networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration both within the network membership and with the broader business education and development communities.

Mission & Vision


Grounded in TUM’s technological and entrepreneurial ecosystem, TUM School of Management educates responsible talents and pursues relevant research to advance innovation-based businesses and societies in Germany, Europe, and the world.


To become one of Europe’s leading management schools at the interface to engineering and science, contributing to solutions for the grand societal challenges.


Our contribution to responsible management

We believe that we can benefit society with our research and the education of individuals who will become the decision-makers of the future.

Responsibility and Integrity

We conduct research in line with the highest scientific and ethical standards and are committed to progress and innovation for improving people’s lives.

We teach general management skills with an emphasis on technology, and in doing so, advocate the United Nations’ sustainability values of freedom, equality, solidarity, tolerance, respect for nature, and shared responsibility.

Passion for Excellence

We strive for excellence in our areas of research and publish our findings in order to create an impact.

We provide our students at all levels with a sound scientific education, not only to facilitate their starts in careers in business or in science, but also to improve their critical thinking so that they act responsibly in relation to society.

Entrepreneurial Attitude

We research entrepreneurship and innovation and integrate the results into the education of our students at all levels in order to enable our students to think and act entrepreneurially.

We encourage our TUM colleagues, students, and doctoral candidates to found growth-oriented start-ups and facilitate their successful development.

Curiosity and Openness

We encourage research beyond disciplinary, institutional, and national borders in order to open up new perspectives and generate novel research findings and ways to approach management practices.

We develop talented individuals irrespective of gender, nationality, religion or belief, disability, age, or sexual orientation, and are determined to learn from our students’ cultures, experiences, and opinions.

Collegiality and Gemütlichkeit

We foster a climate of mutual interaction, help, and collaboration among students, faculty, and administrative staff.

We cultivate an attitude of Gemütlichkeit – the Bavarian way of life – and a warm and friendly atmosphere within the school.


Facts and Figures

  • 5 Academic Departments
  • 300 scientific staff
  • ~4M in third-party funds (2015)
  • ~90 Co-operations with International universities (approx.)


    TUM School of Management – recognized for outstanding teaching and research

    no. 1 - “WirtschaftsWoche Ranking 2019″: TUM School of Management is the top university among German-speaking universities and the second from top overall for business research. In addition to that Prof. Helmut Krcmar was awarded as the best business researcher.

    no. 1 - In 2018, TUM School of Management was recognized as the best German business school in the Worldwide Business Research Rankings published by Korea University Business School.

    no. 3 - In 2014 TUM School of Management was listed third among all German-speaking universities in the ranking by “Handelsblatt“, Germany’s leading financial newspaper.

    20 of 135 - QS World University Rankings: In 2019 TUM School of Management placed 20th out of 135 universities in the worldwide Master in Management Rankings.

    11 of 12 - In the 2017 CHE ranking, TUM School of Management scored three top rankings for research and achieved top positions in 11 of the 12 student-rated categories.

    no. 3 and 7 - Our professors are among the most influential economists and management scholars in Germany and German-speaking countries according to “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” and “Handelsblatt”.

    no. 3 and 9 - FT Master in Management Ranking: Also in 2018 TUM School of Management scored two top ten rankings for Master in Management in the subjects Entrepreneurship (9th place) and Industry/Manufacturing (3rd place).


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