Alumna Dr. rer. nat. Claudia Palumbiny of project team GreenTech02 - Interface Science for Photovoltaics (ISPV) (Image: Wenzel Schürmann)

Cutting-edge research at the interface of science and engineering

Research at our graduate school focuses on interdisciplinary and international cooperations, crossing all TUM departments and enclosing research partners worldwide. IGSSE is open to any scientific idea bridging the gap between the classic academic disciplines.

Our graduate school´s concept fosters high potential research and sustainable networks of upcoming and senior researchers either via IGSSE´s competitive Project Team setup or (International) Research Training Groups, classified as Focus Areas.

Browse all IGSSE Project Teams assigned to fields of science and technology according to the OECD recommendations (Frascati Manual) and find IGSSE Project Teams in natural sciences, engineering and technology, medical and health sciences, agricultural sciences, and social sciences.

Natural Sciences

Earth and related environmental sciences

Engineering and Technology

Environmental biotechnology

Medical and Health Sciences

Health biotechnology


Agricultural Sciences

Agriculture, forestry, and fishery


Social Sciences

Economics and business

Educational sciences


Media and communications