International Politics at TUM in Munich.

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Our promise to dig deep at the intersection of international politics, economics and technology.

Muntum provides with Gaining Insights a platform at the intersection areas of international politics in Munich at TUM.

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President,

M.Sc. Management & Technology (TUM)

Miles Judd Head of Finance at Muntum

Head of Finance,

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (TUM)

Why is it so important to deal with international politics in Munich? The short answer: The Technical University of Munich (TUM) offers a wide range of fields of studies in Munich. Moreover, Munich itself is quite international and home to many strong businesses. This makes International Politics extremely relevant. 

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Energy, Sustainability & Global Politics

HOW GLOBAL POLITICS AFFECT ENERGY POLITICS

Our alumnus Andreas Betz will share valuable insights on how energy policy is put to practice. Just moved to South Africa, he works at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and is currently Head of Secretariat: South African - German Energy Partnership.

Took place on December 9

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Strategy Consulting & Global Politics

HOW INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AFFECT STRATEGY CONSULTING

„International politics seems somewhat intangible, but is part of every strategy”

Join our webinar and Q&A about strategy consulting and international politics by our alumni Mark, who has worked in strategy consulting for 6 years. 

Took place on November 25

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HOW CAN WE PREVENT A NEW STALEMATE AT THE UN?

It is obvious that problems such as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change don’t regard state borders. Successful solutions require joint, multilateral actions. How can the UN pursue its objectives if two of the most powerful states, China and the US, prioritize their national interests instead of joint solutions? What kind of multilateralism and what United Nations do we need in order to de-escalate this multi-layered conflict?

Took place on November 19

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Global Politics & Private Equity

HOW INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AFFECT PRIVATE EQUITY IN LIFE-SCIENE AND MED-TECH

„When companies grow, international politics may become more important than one would expect.“

Join this event to gain insights at the intersection of global politics and investment banking (VC/PE) from one of the leading life science and medical technology growth investors in Germany.

Our alumnus and Senior Invest Manager @ SHS-Capital, David Wehner, will share valuable insights on how his work is
affected by international politics. 

Took place on November 15

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COVID-19 & Political Momentum

HOW DOES THE COVID-19-PANDEMIC AFFECT INTERNATIONAL POWER STRUCTURES?

A tremendous political momentum was triggered by the current crisis. Its impact on the European economy is unprecedented. Join our webinar to gain insights in how this political momentum is affecting your field of study. Marius Hachenberg, a true expert at the intersection of international politics, economics and technology, will share his insights with you and answer your questions.

Took place on July 17

Ethics & Artificial Intelligence

IS ETHICS HOLDING BACK THE EU IN THE AI ARMS RACE?

Europe neither championing AI development nor its application is dealing with elemental questions being the first to publish the Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI. Together with you, we want to investigate this topic and discuss potential strategies for Europe to strive to the forefront while remaining true to its principles.

Took place on December 9

Game theory and climate change

CAN INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS SAVE THE PLANET?

Climate change is probably the biggest challenge of the current century. While every single action of reducing CO2 emissions is taking us one step closer, there needs to be joint international effort to save the planet.

Join this event to gain exciting insights from a new perspective: The impact of game theory on climate change.

Our panel speakers Prof. Klaus Schmid, Dr. Florentine Koppenborg and David Ryfisch will share insights from both theory and practice. Prof. Miranda Schreurs, an expert on climate policy, will lead through the discussion.

Took place on August 9 

International security and trade

CANADIAN PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NAFTA

Together with top diplomats of the Canadian embassy, we are investigating the current state of International Security and NAFTA negotiations.

 

Chatham House Rule applied.

Took place on March 25