Munich, Technical University of, at Munich, Germany; founded 1868 by King Ludwig II, acquired its present name 1970. It has three main campuses, with faculties of architecture, business administration, chemistry, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and information technology, life and food sciences, mathematics, mechanical engineering, medicine, physics, and sports science. In 2002 it opened the German Institute of Science and Technology in Singapore.
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