Faculty of Geosciences, Geoengineering and Mining (Faculty 3)

To live on earth

Geo-Research and Geo-Studies in Freiberg - Science and education together at an internationally renowned and globally networked institution. TU Freiberg is the only university in Germany with its own Experimental Mine, and is home to the world renown Terra Mineralia mineral collection and many extensive Geoscience exhibitions.

At the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Geosciences take the entire Earth system into view. It is the only university in Germany to offer the full spectrum of geoscientific subjects.

The natural sciences of Mineralogy, Geophysics and Geoecology give a better understanding of the Earth system as a whole.

Engineering sciences in the fields of Geotechnics and Mining Engineering, Mine Surveying, and Petroleum Engineering ensure that resources are found, developed in an environmentally friendly way, and exploited responsibly.

Geoengineers and Geoscientists with their respective Know-How working together under one roof.

News

Three Researchers behind the new Device
A new research device at the Institute of Mineralogy, TU Bergakademie Freiberg will help to investigate rocks that are millions of years old. The Thermion Mass Spectrometer (TIMS) at the Institute will be used for high-precision isotope measurements. … weiterlesen
A fully occupied Audimax lecture theatre.
On May 8, the latest ranking of the Centre for Higher Education (CHE) was published. TU Bergakademie Freiberg rated very highly in the fields of chemistry, business administration, and geosciences, as well as in mechanical engineering, process engineering and energy engineering. … weiterlesen
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A mining professor from TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Prof. Dr. Carsten Drebenstedt recently gave a lecture at the world's northernmost university. In March 2018, he was a guest at the University Center in Svalbard (UNIS) on the island of Spitsbergen off the northern coast of Norway. … weiterlesen
Illustration underground.
A junior research group from TU Bergakademie and TU Chemnitz has started work on the geophysical exploration of ore deposits in the region’s Erzgebirge.The project will run until 2020, with three postdoctoral and two doctoral positions involved in testing a range of geophysical Exploration methods. … weiterlesen
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