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

How to manage the Energy Transition. © Fotolia
How can the “Energiewende” (Energy Transition) in the European Union be carried out efficiently? Some 75 participants from more than 15 countries will address this question at an International Spring School hosted by TU Bergakademie Freiberg at Freudenstein Castle from March 19 to 22, 2018. … weiterlesen
Die neue Forschungsanlage. © TU Bergakademie Freiberg
TU Bergakademie Freiberg is breaking new ground in exploring the use of magnesium – a strong, lightweight metal. On March 21, a new research facility was inaugurated to enable the production of magnesium wire. … weiterlesen
At a CEMEREM Workshop. © TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Sustainable economic and scientific relations with East Africa were the focus of a Saxony-wide conference held on March 12 at TU Bergakademie Freiberg, where members of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya (AHK) were in attendance. … weiterlesen
Dr. Ondrej Jankovsky and Enrico Storti. © Birgit Holthaus
Graphene is regarded by many as THE miracle material of the future: so miraculous, in fact, that it may one day replace silicon as the raw material for microchips. Originally from Prague, the Czech Humboldt fellow Dr. Ondrej Jankovsky is a proven expert on the carbon compound graphene. … weiterlesen
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