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

Laboratory for laser-induced fluorescence
How can rare earth elements (REEs) and other critical raw materials be analyzed quickly, precisely and in a non-destructive manner? The project partners in the collaborative EIT RawMaterials “inSPECTor” project met with the goal of developing a prototype of an innovative sensor system. … weiterlesen
(v.l.) Prof. Dr. Samuel Martin-Barbero (rector of UCJC) with Prof. Dr. Klaus-Die
With signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the University Camilo José Cela (UCJC) today in Madrid TU Freiberg strengthens its international networks. The signed agreement fosters academic exchange as well as an increased cooperation regarding research and education. … weiterlesen
Bio-energy project of the Kenyan-German Centre of Excellence
The CEMEREM Centre of Excellence for Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management was officially opened on April 6th at Taita Taveta University (TTU) in Kenya. … weiterlesen
Starting tomorrow (April 12), the terra mineralia will provide the setting for a detective story that revolves around rare earth elements. In the exciting, eventful and interactive special exhibition “CSI Freiberg: A Murder Case in the terra mineralia”, visitors play the part of detectives. … weiterlesen
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