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

three Doctoral candidates with the new electro-impulse drilling head
A giant leap for Germany’s Energiewende (energy transition): A new drilling technique developed in Dresden and Freiberg has the potential to significantly reduce drilling costs for deep geothermal energy boreholes. … 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
Mitarbeiter der Elektrotechnik im und am E-Auto in heller Halle
TU Bergakademie Freiberg expects over 600 scientists from 20 countries, with a keynote lecture on resource supply and national security policy … weiterlesen
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