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.


The Matriculation Ceremony in the Alte Mensa
With the ceremonial enrollment, TU Bergakademie Freiberg welcomes on 19. October their new students. As of the winter semester 2021/22 around 600 first-year students (as of 18. October; Registration deadline runs until the end of October). … weiterlesen

View of the underground laboratory in the research and teaching mine.
Together with partners from research and industry, a team from TU Bergakademie Freiberg is investigating how carbon dioxide from exhaust gases could be safely stored under the earth's surface in the future. … weiterlesen

Landslide Öschinger Landhaussiedlung
A combination of geoinformation systems with statistics of past landslides can locally narrow down the probability of future landslides and make forecasts more reliable. This is emphasized by researchers from the TU Freiberg, the KIT and the University of Würzburg in a recent study on hazard maps. … weiterlesen

Image picture with doctor hat and globe
During his trip to Bulgaria with Minister of State Thomas Schmidt, Rector Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht also visited the University of Mining and Geology "St. Ivan Rilski" and the TU Sofia on August 25 for cooperation talks. … weiterlesen

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