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.

News

The Underground Research Lab in Ruskeala. © bsuin
A new network of European research mines and underground laboratories met from 7 to 9 March in the Reiche Zeche research mine at TU Bergakademie Freiberg. The aim of the project is to create a collaborative research portfolio for partners in the industry. … weiterlesen
The Geoscientist Dr Jana Börner. © TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Geoscientist Dr. Jana Börner from TU Bergakademie Freiberg has been awarded the Karl Zoeppritz Prize for Young Scientists from the German Geophysical Society (DGG) for her research on the storage of carbon dioxide in soil. … weiterlesen
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
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