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

(v.l.) Prof. Carsten Drebenstedt, Wolfgang Gaßner und Shevchenko Oleksandr
With the "Airlift" facility inaugurated on 22 October, scientists from the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and Polen are testing safe and clean technologies for the extraction of raw materials using high-pressure water jets. The results will flow into the construction of a pilot plant close to industry. … weiterlesen
Geoelectrical measurements on the ground.
From winter semester 19/20 there will be a new international Master's degree at TU Freiberg. Supported by the Franco-German University, a double master in geophysics was decided between the Institute of Geophysics and Geoinformatics and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris. … weiterlesen
Portrait of Dr. Ludwig Luthardt. Photo: KTS/Nikola Haubner
On October 10, the Klaus Tschira Foundation honored six young scientists who wrote a generally understandable article about their doctoral thesis. Among the prize winners is a geology graduate from the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg. … weiterlesen
Eruption of Strokkur Geyser in Iceland
Can water be safely pumped into deep active volcanic areas to generate renewable heat and electricity? This question is the subject of a recent study published in Nature Communications by TU Bergakademie Freiberg, CSIC and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research. … weiterlesen
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