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Profile

Profil TU BergakademieThe focus on a sustainable material and energy economy in research and education along with the four core fields Geo, Material, Energy and Environment give the university, which was founded in 1765 and is thus the world’s oldest mining and metallurgy oriented university, its very distinct resource profile. more

Organisation and Facilities

Logo der TU BergakademieThe University’s Directorate, the faculties, the administration and the official representatives and associations actively involved with the university present themselves. more
An overview of the university’s central facilities, its collections and the associated research institutes. more

 

Multidisciplinary Thinking

Under the umbrella concept proWissen - on the road towards the virtual faculty - students and employees can find extradisciplinary and interdisciplinary offers. In lectures, lecture series and other event formats, protagonists address a wide range of scientific issues and thus encourage and inspire independent thinking skills, critical analysis and open discussions. more

Foundations

The Bergakademie can look back upon a 300-year-old foundation history. Teaching and research conditions have undergone steady improvements thanks to numerous new endowments and foundations. To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Stipendienkasse, i.e., Scholarship Fund, the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg Foundation was established in 2002. Here you can find out more about the university’s foundations. more

Family Friendly University

Familienfreundliche Hochschule TU Bergakademie The TU Bergakademie advocates the compatibility of career and family. On 15th March, the university was certified as a “family friendly university.” Employees and students have the option of having their children cared for in one of the two day-care centres operated by the Studentenwerk (Student Union/Student Services) Freiberg. There are several nappy-changing facilities, kitchens equipped with baby food warmers, playpens as well as games and more

Aktuelle Meldungen

Its 4th conference on sustainability the Sächsische Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Gesellschaft e.V. is holding in Chemnitz, Saxony. Staff members and students of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg are kindly invited to attend on Friday, October 28th, 2016. … weiterlesen
(f.l.) Prof. Dr. Juraj Janočko (TU Košice), Dr. Alfred Maier (Montanuni Leoben),
On October 20th, Uwe Gaul State, Secretary of the Saxon Ministry of Science and the Fine Arts, together with Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht, Rector of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, officially inaugurated the EIT RawMaterials – Regional Center Freiberg. … weiterlesen
(v.l.) Rektor Prof. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht mit Prof. Wladimir Stefanowitsch Lit
The rectors of the universities of resources for sustainability have agreed upon the establishment of the Competence Center for Mining-Engineering Education under the UNESCO auspices on the occasion of the world assembly in Saint-Petersburg on the 29th of September. … weiterlesen
Freiberg students and scientists measuring soil respiration © Jörg Matschullat
In February this year researchers of TU Bergakademie Freiberg took gas and soil samples in the Amazon basin to investigate the influence of soils on regional climate change. Six months later, the scientists travelled again to Brazil for further investigations. … weiterlesen
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