Campus Life

Studies do not merely involve studying - to study also means to live. In keeping with this motto, here you will find information pertaining to the university town Freiberg, to student accommodation, to events that take place in addition to regular lectures and that may be of interest to you from a professional or personal point of view, to associations and clubs to which you may wish to make a commitment and to sports activities offered by the university. There are also many other interesting places and events in the area and within the region, whether your interests are in cultural performances, sports activities or are of a scientific nature.    

University City with Flair

Universitätsstadt Freiberg

Freiberg is a lovely university town with a beautiful old town and the special flair of a student town. Since January 2015 Freiberg is formally called university city. Everything to know about university and science site in Freiberg more  

Accommodation in Freiberg

Wohnen auf dem Campus TU Bergakademie

Studying on site and living next door to the lecture hall - it’s possible in Freiberg. On campus, the student halls of residence managed by the Studentenwerk (Student Services) Freiberg and the laboratories, technical centres and lecture halls can be found right next to one another. If you are looking for something more individual, the Freiberg housing market has quite a bit to offer as well. more 

Culture, Events, Nightlife   

Veranstaltungen TU Bergakademie

There is always something going on at the TU Mining Academy: Whether you are looking to attend conferences or meetings, want to participate in colloquia or seminars, continuing education, open house days, junior university/undergraduates/freshmen orientation, Science Night ... you can find all the events taking place at the university here in the Events Calendar. more

Associations and Initiatives

Racetech Team TU Bergakademie

Take part in our activities! The student initiatives at the TU Mining Academy await you. more

University sports: basketball , sports climbing, diving , ...

Unisport TU Bergakademie

An amazing spectrum of programmes - from A for Aerobics to Y for Yoga and even Z for Zen - the University Sports Centre has an activity on offer for everyone.

Hoodies, T-Shirts, Boshi-Hats ... in Uni-Shop

Unishop TU Bergakademie

Your university is wearable as well as portable, fashionable as well as functional and always purposeful. Products in these categories and in others are available in the University Shop in the terra mineralia exhibition, in the castle Schloss Freudenstein, or at Akademiestraße 6, Ground Floor, Room 19. more

News

(v.l.) Dr. Roh Pin Lee with the young researcher Florian Keller © IEC / TU Berga
The transition towards a sustainable low carbon economy is fraught with multiple challenges. Researchers from Freiberg will investigate how such a transition could look like, which alternative raw materials could be utilized and what the consequences for the energy and raw material systems would be. … weiterlesen
TU Bergakademie Freiberg doctoral student Yaman Randani examines the glass beads
Although they are small, they have a lot of history packed into them – special glass beads from the 18th century. They can be found on the tapestries of the "Red-Gilded Audience Room" (Ger.: “Roten Schmelzzimmers”) in Arnstadt's New Palace. A doctoral student from Freiberg is now investigating them. … weiterlesen
In the Reiche Zeche research and teaching mine
“Turn off the light – save energy!” How many times have we heard this advice, or given it ourselves? Unfortunately, however, a large part of the energy used in Germany's households (about 85 per cent) is not used for electricity, but merely for heating and hot water... … weiterlesen
Participants of the trilateral workshop on 04.07.2017 in Zabrze ©TU Bergakademie
Responding to the invitation from Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS and the Polish Institute for Chemical Processing of Coal IChPW, experts and specialists from industry, politics and science from Poland, Czech Republic and Germany came together in Zabrze, Poland. … weiterlesen
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