Center of Key Competencies

The Center for Key Competencies is the science-oriented institution for key competencies at the TUM School of Engineering and Design. Our offerings include team and project work, creativity and intercultural competence, gender and diversity, and good scientific practice. Our areas of competence: Our qualified trainers and multipliers provide an extensive repertoire of offers for students, pupils and doctoral candidates at the TUM School of Engineering and Design.


About ZSK

  • Bear responsibility
  • Strengthen personality
  • Encourage interaction
  • Utilise diversity
  • Manage knowledge
  • Shape the future

Soft Skills Workshops

Agility | Resilience | Presentation | Emotional intelligence | Meetingmanagement | Self-organisation

Scientific Work

Scientific writing | Literature research | Citation | Planning and evaluation of experiments | Good scientific practice


Networking | Support | Start of studies | Arrive | Orientation | Semester abroad | Freshmen

Project Team Coachings

Project seminar | Project management | Teamwork l Communication l Simulation l Cases l Industry l Practice

Trainer / Coaching Training

Experience in leading groups | Personality development | Working in a team | Practical learning | Certificate and testimonial

Soft skills in practice

Chairs | Student Initiatives | Cooperations with companies