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01 September 2022

Professor Thomas F. Hofmann joins the Board of Trustees of TÜV SÜD Foundation

The TÜV SÜD Foundation Board of Trustees is gaining a new member: Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann, President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has been appointed to the Board and will take up the position from 1 September 2022. The TÜV SÜD Foundation is one of the ... read more


21 July 2022

Munich middle school wins Innovative Road Safety Education Award

On the tenth anniversary of the Innovative Road Safety Education in Schools Award, all the signs pointed to commitment and dedication. This year the winner was the Wittelsbacherstrasse Middle School in Munich for its bicycle project. Not only do students at the school learn about ... read more


08 July 2022

New concepts in school: Teaching support as guidance

Social change is impacting on schools, as school classes grow more diverse and new educational mindsets are required that cater to all students’ needs. With this in mind, two primary schools in Bavaria had the idea of ... read more


28 June 2022

School Campus goes online: School as inspiration

Bringing variation and diversity to the teaching profession, the School Campus Online (Schülercampus online) event on 28 June inspired 125 school students with migration backgrounds to explore the teaching profession. The innovative online event provided the participants with ... read more


25 May 2022

Change at the helm: The TÜV SÜD Foundation sets the course for the future

Munich. Next year will see the baton passed on at the TÜV SÜD Foundation. In its recent resolution, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees decided that Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Stepken will join the Board of Directors of the TÜV SÜD Foundation as of ... read more


04 April 2022

Transparency in sustainability

TÜV SÜD Foundation is currently funding a research project at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich) aimed at increasing transparency in corporate sustainability reporting. The scientific project is headed by ... read more


22 February 2022

Engineering education: Students from Landshut win award

Award ceremony at Landshut University of Applied Sciences: in a digital graduation ceremony, three highly committed students from the Engineering Education study programme at Landshut University of Applied Sciences received the ... read more


15 February 2022

By popular demand: “Wood” exhibition extended

The “Wood” exhibition at Munich Children’s Museum, has extended its run. Originally due to end in early March, the incredibly popular exhibition will now run until the end of June 2022. The exhibition is all about the world of wood ... read more


24 January 2022

Germany Grants: 10 years of supporting talent

The "Deutschlandstipendium" or Germany Grants programme is celebrating 10 years of supporting talent. As an excellent way of offering effective support to young talents, the programme is becoming increasingly popular. TÜV SÜD Foundation has likewise ... read more


20 December 2021

Green light for road safety

Media project for more road safety. This year (2021), the TÜV SÜD Foundation has co-funded a project in which school students (Year 8 and older) take action and research the topic of road safety in their hometowns and regions. They then independently write articles for ... read more


18 November 2021

TH Rosenheim: Innovation award goes to students in Engineering Education

In November 2021, Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences conferred its first innovation award for science projects, thus honouring excellence in research and knowledge transfer. First place in the category of “Student Projects” went to a project in the ... read more


13 October 2021

Teaching assistants boost success at school

In October 2021, an innovative project was launched in Peissenberg, Upper Bavaria. Funded by the TÜV SÜD Foundation, two primary schools in the town had the idea of introducing classroom support staff to assist the main teachers. Using this “team teaching” method, the teacher and ... read more


30 September 2021

Environmental education starts in kindergarten

The earlier the better. By engaging in independent experimentation, children grasp everyday phenomena and develop a deeper understanding of nature and the environment. Funded by the TÜV SÜD Foundation, a team of natural scientists and education specialists is therefore ... read more


06 September 2021

University School Dresden in high demand

The innovative concept of University School Dresden is meeting with a very positive response: 160 school starters recently applied for the 75 available places in the 2021/2022 school year. The outstanding demand proves that many parents are interested in ... read more


20 July 2021

Innovative road safety education award

Franz-Oberthuer-Schule, a vocational training centre in the Franconian city of Wuerzberg, wins the Innovative Road Safety Education in Schools (Innovative Verkehrserziehung in der Schule) award for their bicycle project. Students in vocational integration classes learn how to repair and ... read more


13 July 2021

“Wood” – the new exhibition at Munich Children’s Museum

On 24 July 2021, the doors will open for the new interactive exhibition at the Munich Children’s Museum, funded by the TÜV SÜD Foundation. The new exhibition on wood (“Holz”), focuses fully on this natural and versatile raw material. The young exhibition visitors can trace the ... read more


17 May 2021

Robotics competition: Winners of the virtual race

The TUM Robotics Competition, the challenge for young robot fans, reached its finale on 15 May 2021 when students from eleven schools throughout Bavaria competed online to master the tricky obstacle course. Winner in the Novices category was a team from ... read more


17 July 2020

Exemplary road safety education at Bavarian schools

First place goes to Lower Bavaria! The primary school and Anton Balster secondary school in Neustadt an der Donau recently jointly won the “Innovative Road Safety Education in Schools” award for their tutoring project entitled “Look – Check – Do It Right” ... read more


22 June 2020

OTH Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Sciences: Support for new Engineering Education courses

At Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Sciences (OTH Amberg-Weiden), educational studies are combined with engineering science in two new Engineering Education courses with majors in Metals Technology and in Electrical Engineering and ... read more


19 June 2020

Exploring energy at Mannheim’s Technoseum

An exciting new exhibition at the Technoseum in Mannheim focuses on the topic of energy. The exhibition has been supported by funding from sources including the TÜV SÜD Foundation. It includes new interactive research points where young people are ... read more


25 March 2020

10th anniversary of TÜV SÜD Foundation

The TÜV SÜD Foundation’s first projects were launched in spring ten years ago. Now, in spring 2020, the Foundation is about to mark its tenth anniversary. Although the COVID-19 pandemic caused our anniversary celebrations to be cancelled, we can look back with ... read more


09 March 2020

Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences: Support for new Engineering Education course

Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences (TH Rosenheim) is launching a new course for the 2020/21 winter semester. The bachelor’s degree course in Engineering Education with Construction Technology is the gateway for students to gain further qualifications as ... read more


06 March 2020

“Light” exhibition at Munich Children’s Museum is a huge success

The exhibition “Light” at Munich Children’s Museum has been a brilliant success. Since opening in October 2019, it has attracted 22,000 visitors in the first four months alone. In the face of such popular demand, the exhibition – created with support from the TÜV SÜD Foundation – has now ... read more


03 February 2020

Inclusive mobility: Road safety education for children with intellectual development disabilities

Walking over to a friend’s house, cycling to the sports centre or taking a bus to visit Granny – everyday situations like these are fraught with complexity for children and represent particular challenges where intellectual development disabilities are also involved. Now well-designed ... read more


15 September 2019

Schools initiative promoting electrical engineering launches in Stuttgart and Dresden

A long-running schools initiative for electrical engineering is awakening students’ passion for technology in the Aachen and Munich areas, delivering plenty of hands-on experience and sparking the participants’ enthusiasm for technology. Electrical engineering students can apply ... read more


22 August 2019

Professor Eleni Chatzi is new Fellow of TUM

Professor Eleni Chatzi, ETH Zurich, is a new Fellow of the Hans Fischer Senior Fellowship Program of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Over the next three years she and her host at TUM, Professor Daniel Straub, will perform research into ... read more


19 August 2019

School of the future opens in Dresden

The start of the new school year saw the ceremonial opening of University School Dresden. Almost 200 school students in years 1, 2, 3 and 5 will attend the new combined primary and secondary school, rising to around 750 students after the ... read more


17 October 2018

Dirk Eilers is the new Deputy Chair of the TÜV SÜD Foundation Board of Trustees

The TÜV SÜD Foundation Board of Trustees announces a new member: in October 2018, Dirk Eilers was appointed to the Board of Trustees and to the post of Deputy Chair. The TÜV SÜD Foundation is one of the two shareholders of TÜV SÜD, Germany’s largest testing, inspection and ... read more


06 December 2017

President of TUM is new Chair of the TÜV SÜD Foundation Board of Trustees

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang A. Herrmann is the new Chair of the TÜV SÜD Foundation Board of Trustees. Also the President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), he has been a member of the Board since 2014. Professor Herrmann now succeeds ... read more


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