Outreach Activities

Mathematics is a living subject – as our outreach activities show: In the school portal, you will find many offers for students and teachers. The ix-quadrat hands-on mathematics exhibition is aimed at young and old and shows that mathematics can be "grasped". The news from the Department of Mathematics will show you where mathematics is alive.

School Portal

Students, teachers, parents and interested individuals can find information and opportunities to get to know mathematics as an interesting subject and field of study here.

Math Exhibition ix-quadrat

The ix-quadrat is a hands-on exhibition which aims to awaken interest in mathematics in general and makes mathematics literally tangible.

News from the Department of Mathematics

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Prof. Michael Ulbrich is the new Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Optimization and Engineering"

As of July 1, 2023, the internationally renowned Springer journal "Optimization and Engineering" has appointed Prof. Michael Ulbrich, Director of the Chair of Mathematical Optimization, as its new Editor-in-Chief. He succeeds Prof. Nikolaos Sahinidis who is stepping down from his office after five years.

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Happy Birthday dear ix-quadrat!

Twenty years ago today, the ix-quadrat – the hands-on mathematics exhibition in Garching – opened its doors to the public. On that first day, roughly 1500 people visited the ix-quadrat.

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Bruno Nachtergeale: Humboldt Award Winner is Guest at TUM

Humboldt Research Award Winner Bruno Nachtergaele will be a guest of Simone Warzel, Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), in the winter semester 2022/23.

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Obituary Prof. Bulirsch

On 21st September 2022, Prof. Roland Bulirsch, Professor for Mathematics (em.) passed away, aged 89. An obituary.

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Political science and mathematics - students in intercultural discourse

Franconians together with Upper Bavarians, political scientists working with mathematicians, completely different socialization and professional cultures. Is that possible? Can it be fruitful? Students started the experiment.