Life in the university city
When looking for a university course, many young people today tend to be attracted to large cities like Leipzig or Dresden. But the university town of Freiberg is not far from these two large cities - exactly between Dresden and Chemnitz.
With its 42,000 inhabitants, Freiberg belongs to the small town category, but that is precisely what gives it its special flair. Short distances to the lecture halls, low rents and numerous cultural and leisure activities make life in the university town attractive. For example, the city offers a cinema, museums, bars, cafés and restaurants in addition to the Central Saxon theatre (Mittelsächsisches Theater). And should you ever want to go to Dresden, the state capital can be reached in only 45 minutes by train or car thanks to the good transport connections.
Freiberg also offers attractive career opportunities for our graduates with its university, the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology and as a technology and geomontan location in the field of semiconductor production and solar technology.
"100 years of the independent right of the (TU) Bergakademie Freiberg to confer doctorates"
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the first independent award of the doctorate of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg. This anniversary will be duly celebrated from 3rd to 5th June 2020 with the BHT - Freiberg Research Forum, special expert colloquia and a festive event. From now on you can register without obligation and will be informed automatically by email as soon as it is officially possible to register for the specific events.