University

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

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
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
Synthesis of high-quality biowaxes from biogas at laboratory scale
Professor of Reaction Engineering at the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering at TU Bergakademie Freiberg develops new catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. … 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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