TUM School of Medicine

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TUM School of Medicine
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DeanBernhard Hemmer
Academic staff
84 professors[1]
Students2,180 (2020)[2]
Location, ,
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The TUM School of Medicine (TUM MED) is the research-intensive medical school of the Technical University of Munich, located in Munich. Its teaching hospital and biomedical research facility is the Rechts der Isar Hospital.[1]


In 1967, the TUM School of Medicine was established by the Bavarian government as a Department of the Technical University of Munich. The Rechts der Isar Hospital became the teaching hospital of the newly created School.[1]


The TUM School of Medicine currently consists of 40 departments:[1]


University rankings
By subject – Global & National
QS Medicine 2022[3] =59  (3)
THE Clinical and Health 2022[4] 59  (4)
ARWU Clinical Medicine 2021[5] 101-150  (6-10)
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ARWU Medical Technology 2021[5] 21  (2)
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CHE Ranking 2020 – National
Overall study situation  1.6
Research orientation
Study organisation  1.6
Support in studies
Support in the study entry phase
Coursed offered
Teacher support
Exam preparation
Laboratory internships
Teaching of scientific competence
Scientific-artistical orientation
Graduations in appropriate time
International orientation
Contact with work environment
Job market preparation
Citations per publication
Doctorates per professor
Publications per professor  21.8
Research reputation
Third party funds per professor
Third party funds per academic

In clinical medicine, The TUM School of Medicine has been rated No. 59 in the world (No. 3 in Germany) by QS,[3] No. 59 in the world (No. 4 in Germany) by THE, and No. 101–150 in the world (No. 6–9 in Germany) by ARWU.[5]

In medical technology, ARWU ranks TUM No. 21 in the world and No. 2 nationally.[5]

In the national 2020 CHE University Ranking, the department is rated in the top group in 19 out of 24 criteria, including research, study organization, facilities, and overall study situation.[6]

In 2018, TUM was recognized as 10th in the world for expertise in Pancreatic Cancer by Expertscape.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d "TUM School of Medicine". TUM School of Medicine. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  2. ^ "TUM Facts & figures". Technische Universität München. Retrieved 22 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Medicine". QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  4. ^ "World University Rankings 2022 by subject: clinical and health". Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d "ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021". Academic Ranking of World Universities. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Studying Medicine in Germany". CHE University Ranking. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Expertscape: Pancreatic Neoplasms, November 2018". Expertscape.com. November 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.