Human Medicine

At the School of Medicine of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), medical students are trained in the clinical program section after successfully passing the first section of the Medical Examination.

The preclinical program is organized as a joint training program of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and TUM and is, for the most part, taking place at LMU. The clinical program section at TUM is attended by over 1,600 students. The common goal of the University Hospital rechts der Isar and the School of Medicine at TUM is to use outstanding research to develop scientific findings that both serve the fundamental understanding of disease processes and directly benefit patients. Thus, it is also a major concern of the school to prepare students for their future work by sharing state of the art knowledge and by demonstrating human commitment.

This effort pays off - in a nationwide comparison of degrees in the medical state examination, TUM has consistently ranked among the best for years.

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About the Program

The TUM MEC team enables a smooth progression of the human medicine program (clinical section + PJ) through curriculum management according to the demands and specifications, and supports the teaching departments in organizational matters (implementation of teaching).

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About the TUM Medical Education Center (MEC)

The TUM Medical Education Center (TUM MEC) forms a unit with the Chair of Medical Didactics, Medical Teaching Development and Educational Research, with the objective of combining administrative and academic fields of action to promote excellence in medical teaching.

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About the TUM Medical Graduate Center (MGC)

The TUM Medical Graduate Center (MGC) offers four different PhD programs suitable for medical students and natural scientists. The programs include many benefits and continuing education opportunities. The MGC is part of the TUM Graduate School (TUM-GS) and is responsible for the doctoral education at the School of Medicine.

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About the Medical Student Council

The Medical Student Council and its active volunteer members represent all medical students at the Technical University of Munich. In this role, the student council has a wide range of activities. It represents the students' professional interests vis-à-vis the school and the university.

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Dr. rer. pol. Endres Volkmann
Dr. rer. pol. Endres Volkmann
Teamleiter Studiengang Humanmedizin