Patent based on the outcome of a successful ESPACE Master's thesis work
Henkel, P.; Cárdenas, J. M.: Method for determining a baseline between two receivers. European patent application, EP 12 199 772.0, application date: December 28, 2012
9 PhD scholarships on climate change and energy system transitions offered by Australian-German College of Climate & Energy Transitions. More information can be found here.
ESPACE student Akram Abdellatif was selected for performing an experiment at the International Space Station (ISS). For more information click here.
The application system is now open for applications for ESPACE MSc Program!
Applications for winter semester 2013/14 (lectures starting in mid-October 2013) can be submitted through TUM's digital system TUMOnline. The system is open until March 15, 2013 (non EU citizens) and until May 31, 2013 (EU citizens). To send in an application for ESPACE, please continue to TUMOnline.
Pictures from the annual excursion to Wettzell and the Buddy Meeting are now online!
To learn more, click here.
Special process for APS Certificates
This year Chinese applicants can obtain APS Certificate in a special process initiated by APS and TUM. A registration at the APS before January 1, 2013 is required. More information can be found here (in Chinese).
ESPACE e-mail address had technical problems
Due to technical problems, no e-mails were received from ESPACE contact e-mail address info(at)espace-tum.de from end of September until beginning of November this year.
Clearest evidence yet of ice losses
An international team of experts among others researchers at IAPG has presented a new estimate of ice sheet mass balance based on Earth observation satellite data. This study shows that the combined ice sheet rate melting is increasing. See ESA News (english) and TUM Pressemitteilung (german) for more information.
Studyhandbook for WS2012/13 is now online!
Please click here to view!
Applications 2013/14: The minimum IELTS scores for admission to the ESPACE program are 6.5. Please note that proofs of English ability should not be older than 2 years prior to the begin of studies.
EU Blue Card
...is now available for non-EU citizens seeking long-term work visas or residence in Germany. Foreign graduates can also now more easily obtain work permits here upon completing their ESPACE studies. For more information, please click here.
ESPACE student invited to give presentation on satellites and their applications in Bolivia
Juan Cardenas, currently a 4th semester ESPACE student, gave a presentation in Bolivia on the topic "Fundamentals of satellite technology and its applications in Bolivia" at the conferences from the Bolivian Air Force (FAB) in La Paz, Bolivia. To view his presentation, please click here.
ESPACE Program Director appointed new Director of German Geodetic Research Institute (DGFI)
Prof. Dr. Florian Seitz, ESPACE Program Director from 2009-2012, has been appointed full Professor for Geodetic Geodynamics at the TUM and new Director of the German Geodetic Research Institute (DGFI) from August 1, 2012.
ESPACE Lecturer Honored
Dr. Michael Schmidt, ESPACE Lecturer in Numerical Modeling, has been awarded the title "Extracurricular Professor". For more on Dr. Schmidt's background, please click here. The flyer with the annoucnement can be viewed by clicking here (only available in German).
ESPACE Flyer in Chinese
The ESPACE Flyer is now available in Chinese. Please click here to view!