TUM Wissenschaftliche Arbeit und Forschung auf höchstem Niveau
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Optional Elements

In addition to the mandatory basic program, the TUM Graduate School offers additional optional qualification programs that support doctoral students in their transferable skills, provide networks, expand their international and interdisciplinary horizon and provide career orientation.

Transferable skills support doctoral candidates to further develop transferable skills and expand their interdisciplinary experience.
TUM-GS(link is external) offers transferable skills courses in the areas of ethics and responsibility, innovation and risk, business practices, systematic thinking, cultural competence, information and communication, personality and self-management, gender competence and other areas useful for interdisciplinary qualification and preparation for further career of doctoral candidates.