About us

Extremes collide in outer space: unimaginable distances, gigantic galaxies - as well as tiny particles that are, however, of substantial significance for the development of the Universe. In order to be able to explore the developmental steps and epochs of the Universe, different areas in physics have to work together. In the Excellence Cluster Universe, nuclear and particle physicists, cosmologists, astronomers and astrophysicists join forces to shed light on the secrets of the Universe. Read more ...


3 / 239 News


The first hurdle is taken

The German Research Foundation (DFG) calls on the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to submit ...


Summer School in Theoretical Physics

A special Summer School was held at the TUM physics department in June / July 2017: methods of effective field theories and lattice field theory were ...


Ante Bilandzic receives ERC research grant

TUM post-doc Ante Bilandzic receives one of the prestigious and highly competitive grants from the European Research Council (ERC). He is supported ...

public events

24.10.2017, 19:00

Café & Kosmos: Axionen und Mikrowellen – ein neues Experiment zum Nachweis Dunkler Materie

Wie kann man sehr leichte, unsichtbare und nur schwach wechselwirkende Elementarteilchen...

15.11.2017, 19:00

Café & Kosmos: Kosmische Kollisionen schmieden Gold

Am 16. Oktober war es offiziell: Der LIGO Detektor und das VIRGO Experiment fingen erstmals ein...

scientific events


Seeon 2017: Retreat Meeting on ORIGINS

During Wednesday, 29th November 2017 to Friday, 1st December 2017 the Excellence...

Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Exzellenzcluster Universe

Boltzmannstr. 2
D-85748 Garching

Tel. + 49 89 35831 - 7100
Fax + 49 89 3299 - 4002