About Us

The Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) is a joint institution of the two universities in Munich, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and the Technische Universität München (TUM) founded in 1998 (read more about 20 years of CDTM).

CDTM offers the interdisciplinary add-on study program „Technology Management“, which is part of the Elite Network of Bavaria. Students from various study backgrounds with creative ideas, great motivation and an entrepreneurial mindset are offered the tools to put their ideas into practice.

CDTM focuses on three main topics:

  • Innovation
  • Product development
  • Entrepreneurship

As the study program is very hands-on, CDTM closely cooperates with renowned partners from industry as well as with start-ups and medium-sized companies. Research at the CDTM focuses on new technologies of high economic relevance that are expected to be ready for the market in five to ten years.

Learn more about: Key facts and history, CDTM core values, the associated faculties.


  • „Congratulations on the trend-setting approach, the commitment, the spirit! The discussions at the fireside chat were impressive, refreshing, inspiring - and pleasantly demanding. That‘s the way it should be. I am looking forward to future occasions.“
    Georg Sticher
    Georg SticherSenior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group
  • „CDTM is a major contributor to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Germany. It is a real pleasure to feel the energy, creativity and the overall team spirit. I am impressed by the applicability of the program outcomes.“
    Dr. Heinrich Arnold
    Dr. Heinrich ArnoldCEO Detecon International GmbH