TUM Architecture

Design is our core activity. We maintain and transform spaces. We design our cultural and built environment.


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circularWOOD awarded at DGNB Sustainability Challenge 2024

circularWOOD, a project of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in cooperation with the Lucerne University of…

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TUM Architecture supports climate and socially responsible "Bauwende"

The Department of Architecture at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) joins the Dresden Declaration on a Bauwende,…

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BIfadA Award of the Bavarian Institute for Age- and Dementia-Sensitive Architecture goes to TUM students

Congratulations to Anna Brackhagen, Augusté Gasperaityé, Laura Schumann, Lisa Wunder and Sânziana Maximeasa on winning…

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The profile of the Department with its almost 200 scientists at 28 professorships covers an exceptionally broad spectrum of topics. Our tuition is research oriented and the core practice is architectural design, which serves as a common basis for all teaching and research activities. more

Research Topics

The Department of Architecture lists a broad variety of ongoing research and development projects. We inquire the contemporary challenges of globalization and individualism, cultural transformation as well as climate change. Furthermore, “Research by Design” is being developed as a special expertise. more


Our core objective is the enhancement of equality and parity on all levels. We are aiming for a fair, respectful, diverse, and inclusive work- and research environment at the TUM Department of Architecture. more

Architekturmuseum der TUM

Due to its unique status as Germany's only university institution with archives and exhibition rooms, the Architekturmuseum der TUM unites collections, tuition and research. Since 2002 rotating exhibitions are shown in the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich’s Kunstareal. more

Degree Programs

All information on our Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urbanism as well as on the manifold study opportunities in Science and Engineering at the TUM School of Engineering and Design. more

Partner Univerisities

The department offers a year abroad as an integrated part of our education. This approach is unique among architecture schools in Europe. During the last years we have expanded our partnerships with foreign universities to currently 90 universities in 39 countries across the globe. more