Munich Center for Technology in Society

The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) is an Integrative Research Center at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). As one of the most prominent centers for Science and Technology Studies (STS) in Germany, it is dedicated to understanding and reflexively shaping the multiple interactions between science, technology and society.  Read more...


RESET Student won DAAD award

We are proud to announce that one of our students has won the DAAD award. Mr Alonge has proved himself by achieving great results in the programme "Responsibility in Science, Engineering and Technnology (M.A. RESET)". Furthermore, he stands out by being involved in the United Nations as a volunteer worker and as the German representative for the organisation "CameroonOne", that[more]

Teambuilding Weekend for New MCTS Students

As every year, the MCTS organized a teambuilding weekend for the new STS and RESET Master’s students. This year, the event was held in Kochel am See from November 9th-11th and included a range of teambuilding activities as well as excursions to the Franz Marc Museum and the Open-Air Museum Glentleiten. The diverse group of 32 students from 13 countries and 22 different undergraduate disciplines ca[more]

Neues Verbundprojekt untersucht die Funktionsweise von Prototypen

Prototypen: Start eines neuen BMBF-Verbundprojektes unter der Mitarbeit des Lehrstuhls für Wissenschaftssoziologie der Technischen Universität München. [more]

Welcome to the MCTS: Visiting Professor Sarah Rachael Davies

Visiting Professor Sarah Rachael Davies will be staying with us from November to December 2018. Her most recent publications include the books Science Communication: Culture, Identity and Citizenship (2016, with Maja Horst) and Hackerspaces (2017). Her background is in the theory and practice of science communication, public engagement and deliberation on science, and the governance of new and eme[more]

MCTS Welcomes New Master’s Students

The MCTS had the pleasure of welcoming its new RESET and STS Master’s students at the official Welcome Day last Friday, October 12th. The new students, who take up their studies this winter semester, come from thirteen different countries and have undergraduate degrees in social sciences, humanities or STEM fields. The MCTS Welcome Day started with info sessions and a campus treasure hunt. Later, [more]