Honorary Professors at the TUM School of Life Sciences

As an "entrepreneurial university" with numerous disciplinary competencies and an interdisciplinary research program, our honorary professors bridge the gap between academia and practice. They are the link between ivory tower and workbench, lecture hall and practice.

Environmental Science – Policy Interaction

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Lilian Busse

  • since 2023

Food Technology

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Eisner

  • since 2023

Brewing Technology

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martina Gastl

  • since 2023


Hon.-Prof. Dr. jur. Gregor Vollkommer

  • since 2023

Food Law

Hon.-Prof. Andreas Meisterernst

  • since 2020

Molecular Plant Breeding

Hon.-Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Milena Ouzunova

  • since 2020

Patent and Trademarks

Hon. Dr. iur. Tilman Müller Stoy

  • since 2017

The Genome Biology of Plants

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Klaus F. X. Mayer

  • since 2015

Animal Science

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Kay-Uwe Götz

  • since 2013

Animal Feed and Animal Feed Preservation

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Hubert Spiekers

  • since 2013

Public Building, Planning and Environmental Law

Hon.-Prof. Dr. jur. Ferdinand Kuchler

  • since 2008

Technical Quality Assurance in the Brewing Industry

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fritz Jacob

  • since 2007

Business Administration

Hon.-Prof. Dr. oec. Josef Schrädler

  • since 2007

Honorary Professors retired from A to Z

  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. med. vet. Dietrich Barth | Field Parasitology
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Bauer | Field Engineering in Life Science
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. agr. Ulrich Bomme | Field Cultivation of Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Hon.-Prof. Harald Geiger | Field Public Law
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. Hans Häckel | Field Agricultural Meteorology
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Gerd Harzer | Field Food Sciences
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Heinrich Hupf | Field Food Law

  • Hon.-Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz | Field Agricultural Management
  • Hon.-Prof. Min. Dirigent Dr. Manfred Markwardt | Field Criminal Law
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Josef Nassauer | Field Technical Innovation Management in the Food Industry
  • Hon.-Prof. Werner Nohl | Field Landscape Architecture
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Josef H. Reichholf | Field Fundamentals and Problems of Nature Conservation / Acquatic Ecology
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Reiter | Field Livestock Husbandry and Ethology

  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. agr. Jörg Schaller | Field Geographic Information Systems in Landscape Planning
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Schmid | Field Food Law
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. silv. habil. Ulrich Skatulla | Field Science of Forestry
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. phil. Peter Bernard Steiner | Field History of Art/ World Art Studies
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing Rudolf Thiele | Field Power Engineering
  • Hon.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. agr. Klaus Wahl | Field Viticulture
  • Hon.-Prof. Dr. jur. Johann Wittmann | Field Constitutional, Administrative and Environmental Law