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

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
Saxony's Minister for the Environment Mr. Thomas Schmidt (l.) and Rector
TU Bergakademie Freiberg is driving the development of processes to recover phosphorus from sewage sludge. … weiterlesen
Sunrise over Boudhanath Stupa temple in Kathmandu, Nepal
Since November 2017, the Nepalese mathematician Dr. Urmila Pyakurel has been researching the issue of traffic network optimization during emergencies. Dr. Pyakurel was awarded a Georg Forster research scholarship for postdoctoral students from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at TU Freiberg. … 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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