International Graduate School of Science and Engineering

The International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE) combines academic excellence with high-profile doctoral education. With the IGSSE, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) transfers its commitment to foster research projects off the beaten tracks and qualify exceptional young scientists into practice. Our doctoral researchers are trained to work in interdisciplinary, cutting-edge research contexts.

IGSSE is a two-times winner of the German Excellence Initiative (2006 and 2012) and now acts as the hub for innovative research across TUM departments and their international research partners. As a Thematic Graduate Center, IGSSE is also part of the TUM Graduate School.

The IGSSE office is currently only open to the public by prior notice. We will therefore ask you to contact us in advance if you want to make an appointment. However, we are available by e-mail and telephone. For questions regarding

  • accounting matters, please sent your questions to
  • the IGSSE Forum, please sent your questions to 
  • qualification program, please sent your questions to
  • general enquiries, please sent your questions to

Please find all updates on TUM´s actions regarding the coronavirus disease COVID-19 and the virus SARS-CoV-2 here. Please also check out the TUM Graduate School website for specific information. We will keep you updated on all IGSSE trainings via email.


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