Faculty of Geosciences, Geoengineering and Mining (Faculty 3)

To live on earth

Geo-Research and Geo-Studies in Freiberg - Science and education together at an internationally renowned and globally networked institution. TU Freiberg is the only university in Germany with its own Experimental Mine, and is home to the world renown Terra Mineralia mineral collection and many extensive Geoscience exhibitions.

At the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Geosciences take the entire Earth system into view. It is the only university in Germany to offer the full spectrum of geoscientific subjects.

The natural sciences of Mineralogy, Geophysics and Geoecology give a better understanding of the Earth system as a whole.

Engineering sciences in the fields of Geotechnics and Mining Engineering, Mine Surveying, and Petroleum Engineering ensure that resources are found, developed in an environmentally friendly way, and exploited responsibly.

Geoengineers and Geoscientists with their respective Know-How working together under one roof.


Die TU Bergakademie Freiberg.
TU Bergakademie Freiberg has garnered one of the top positions in a current university ranking. In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which was published recently by QS Quacquarelli Symonds in London, the Bergakademie took fourth place in the field of Mineral & Mining Engineering. … weiterlesen
The new silicon crystal.© Detlev Müller
On 6 March, Dr. Holger Neuhaus, Director Research and Development at SolarWorld Industries GmbH in Freiberg, has donated a large Silicon monocrystal to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Heide, Director of the Geoscientific Collection at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg. … weiterlesen
Sayed Zabihullah Shadab © TU Bergakademie Freiberg
With the AMEA project (Academic Mining Education Afghanistan), Germany's Federal Foreign Ministry has been supporting international Master's programs at TU Bergakademie Freiberg since 2015. In December, Sayed Zabihullah Shadab became the first student from Afghanistan to complete his AMEA study. … weiterlesen
Samarkand, a city of considerable cultural
TU Bergakademie Freiberg has been working closely with Navoi State Mining Institute in Uzbekistan to strengthen cooperation between the institutions. This will serve to cement the long-standing exchange between Freiberg's Professorship of Mining & Surface Mining and the Uzbek Mining Institute. … weiterlesen
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