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

an avatar in a mine
Young researchers from Cambridge, USA and Freiberg have explored the research and teaching mine with an avatar. Now they are investigating at MIT how artificial intelligence can use the data to identify possible zones of weakness in the rocks. … weiterlesen

clouds over mountains
From large-scale weather variability to localized extremes: Researchers at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts and TU Freiberg develop a framework to better predict extreme rainfall events in Mediterranean countries. … weiterlesen

Measuring robot on a lake in the Amazon region. Dark clouds in the background.
On March 3, a team of geoscientists at TU Bergakademie Freiberg will travel to Manaus carrying with them a 120 centimetres long measuring device. With the newly developed robot they aim to analyse the gas exchange of carbon dioxide of 13 lakes and ponds in the Amazon Basin. … weiterlesen

Collage of pictures with women
NOWA - "Network of Women in Academia at TU Bergakademie Freiberg" is a network for and by female scientists and support staff. The network creates space for personal and interdisciplinary exchange. Currently, 49 women are registered in the network. … weiterlesen

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