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.


Hon.-Prof. Dr. med. vet. Dietrich Barth   

Engineering in Life Science

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Bauer

Cultivation of Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Hon.-Prof. Dr. agr. Ulrich Bomme

Public Law

Hon.-Prof. Harald Geiger

Animal Science

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Kay-Uwe Götz

Agricultural Meteorology

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Hans Häckel

Food Sciences

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Gerd Harzer

Food Law

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Heinrich Hupf

Technical Quality Assurance in the Brewing Industry

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

Scanning Electron Microscopy

Hon.-Prof. Peter Jacob

Business Administration

Hon. Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Hans Dieter Kalscheuer

Fish Biology

Hon.-Prof. Dr. phil. Günter Keiz

Food Sciences

Hon.-Prof. Dr.med. (MDgt.) Günther Franz Kerscher

Law (Civil law)

Hon.-Prof. Dr. jur. Bernhard Knittel

Food Science – Potato and Cereal Products

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günter Kluge

Public Building, Planning and Environmental Law

Hon.-Prof. Dr. jur. Ferdinand Kuchler


Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Christoph Künast​​​​​​​

Agricultural Management

Hon.-Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz

Criminal Law

Hon.-Prof. Min. Dirigent Dr. Manfred Markwardt

The Genome Biology of Plants

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

The Genome Biology of Plants

Hon.-Prof. Andreas Meisterernst

Computer Architecture

Hon. Dr. iur. Tilman Müller Stoy

Technical Innovation Management in the Food Industry

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Josef Nassauer

Landscape Architecture

Hon.-Prof. (i.R.) Werner Nohl

Molecular Plant Breeding

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

Fundamentals and Problems of Nature Conservation / Acquatic Ecology

Hon.-Prof. (i.R.) Dr. rer. nat. Josef H. Reichholf

Livestock Husbandry and Ethology

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Reiter

Geographic Information Systems in Landscape Planning

Hon.-Prof. Dr. agr. Jörg Schaller​​​​​​​

Soil Microbiology

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Michael Schloter

Food Law

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Schmid

Business Administration

Hon.-Prof. Dr. oec. Josef Schrädler

Science of Forestry

Hon.-Prof. Dr. rer. silv. habil. Ulrich Skatulla

Animal Feed and Animal Feed Preservation

Hon.-Prof. Dr. Hubert Spiekers

History of Art/ World Art Studies

Hon.-Prof. (i.R.) Dr. phil. Peter Bernard Steiner

Power Engineering

Hon.-Prof. Dr.-Ing Rudolf Thiele


Hon.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. agr. Klaus Wahl

Constitutional, Administrative and Environmental Law

Hon.-Prof. Dr. jur. Johann Wittmann