Career Goal UAS Professorship

Project Attract2HM

As part of the project "Attract2HM", TUM-GS supports the qualification of doctoral candidates who are interested in pursuing a professorship at a University of Applied Sciences.

Attract2HM is a project at the TUM Graduate School that takes place in cooperation with the Munich University of Applied Sciences and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project’s goal is to make the steps towards a professorship at a University of Applied Sciences for doctoral candidates easier to plan and to put into action. Many doctoral candidates are not aware that becoming a professor at a UAS could be a viable career option for them or they do not know what an application would entail. Within Attract2HM, the TUM Graduate School offers a program helping doctoral candidates on their way to a professorship.

Interested doctoral candidates will get...

  • information about the most important requirements for a professorship at a UAS and what to think about when applying;
  • support in specific workshops that help with career planning and the development of a pertinent profile;
  • assistance by a professional coach who provides help with topics such as decision making, application strategies and training for job interviews;
  • networking opportunities with UAS-professors who offer their expertise and experience within a Mentoring-framework.

Info event on 25 January 2024

Path to a UAS professorship: Information and insights

This event introduces the career option of a professorship at a University of Applied Sciences (UAS) and presents practical information for the appointment process. The differences between the university system and the changing landscape of Universities of Applied Sciences, as well as the requirements profile of a professorship at a UAS, will be addressed. Prof. Dr. Eva Anderl from the Munich University of Applied Sciences will provide insights into the everyday life of an UAS professor and her personal path to this position. After the presentations, there will be ample opportunity for questions and networking.

Date: 25 January 2024, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Place: TUM Graduate School: Boltzmannstraße 17, 85748 Garching bei München. Room E003


For external guests (no TUM doctoral candidates), please send an email to dennis.rivera(at) (Registration possible until 24 January)

Are you interested in the career option of a professorship at a University of Applied Sciences? You can get help with all of your questions around the application and appointment process by contacting the career counseling service. If you do not have any concrete plans yet but are interested in career perspectives outside of the traditional academic path, the career counseling is also open to you.

For an appointment, please contact Mr. Dennis Rivera (