Scholarship and research are more international today than ever before. That is why TUM supports early international and intercultural collaboration in research, and the creation of personal and institutional networks.


The TUM-GS offers financial support for doctoral candidates to perform research abroad and to participate in international conferences and symposia. [more]

EuroTech Universities Alliance

TUM is a member of the EuroTech Universities Alliance, a strategic partnership of six leading technical universities in Europe. Doctoral candidates benefit from expanded exchange opportunities. [more]

Imperial College London

Based on a longstanding research collaboration, the ICL and TUM have entered into a strategic partnership in 2018. As part of the partnership, TUM and ICL jointly organizes the annual international summer school "Global Fellows Program". [more]

Joint supervision and exchange programs

Besides financial support for self-organized international research stays, doctoral candidates may also apply for structured joint supervision and exchange programs offered jointly by the TUM and international partner universities. [more]