Cooperation in studies and teaching

Numerous projects and final theses, which are carried out together with partners in practice, are characteristic for the cooperation with the economy. Each Bachelor's degree programme also includes a compulsory practical semester.

Cooperation in research and transfer

Applied research is carried out in close cooperation with partners from industry. More than 120 companies regularly participate in THI's research projects, including major corporations such as Audi, BMW, Continental, Siemens as well as numerous SMEs and other research institutions.

Cooperation in Executive Education

The academic further education at THI also offers corporate programmes for the qualification needs of partner companies such as BMW, Siemens, Daimler, Allianz or the regional hospital.

Cooperation in the promotion of talent

Together with companies and partners in the region, THI is committed to promoting talent. Numerous companies support the German scholarship or donate prizes as part of the academic celebration.

Cooperation in recruiting and personnel marketing

THI also works closely with regional and national partners in recruiting and personnel marketing. Services such as online job exchanges, internship databases and talent portals are offered. These are actively used by many companies. THI also organizes the university and career fair Contact, the largest university fair in Central Bavaria.

Cooperation at international level

Internationally, THI can draw on a broad network, with currently around 140 partner universities, seven English-language study programmes at Bachelor and Master level, and worldwide corporate partners. The wide range of research projects and cooperation with international partners over several years also illustrate the strong international orientation of the THI.


With the Association of Friends and Sponsors  as well as the Association for the Promotion of International Relations, THI has important partners who provide great support in the realisation of various projects or in finding accommodation and various practical aids for our international students.