Study and internship in Europe and worldwide

Whoever goes abroad has a lot to gain: new friends and contacts, better language skills, a different perspective on one's own field of study, exciting intercultural experiences, a plus point on one's CV... . You should start planning and preparation in time.

Many exchange programmes are ongoing. There are different ways to keep informed.

We are happy to advise and support you. These are our consultation hours:

  • Phone: Wednesday 10:00-11:00 and 13:00-14:00 hrs; 03731 392580
  • Online: Thursday 10:00-11:00 and 13:00-14:00 hrs; Link to web conference room (Big Blue Button) --- On 14 Jan the online consultation is between 10 and 11:00 hrs only. In the afternoon, we are at the Karrieremesse ORTE career fair.
  • You are also welcome to send us an e-mail at: outgoingsatiuz [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

On this and the following pages we provide information about exchange programmes (Erasmus+, Promos), internships, funding opportunities, reviews and useful links. The page is being revised currently. If you don`t find the information desired, please refer to the German language version or contact us. 


Our webinars in the winter semester 2020/21

The webinars usually take place via Big Blue Button. You can ask questions immediately over your microphone or in the chat. We are looking forward to meeting you.

On which topic would you like to have a webinar? Do you have suggestions, criticism or even praise for us? Contact: outgoingsatiuz [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de


Erasmus Internships Abroad

  • Friday, 29.01.2021, 13:00 hrs
  • Students and graduates can do a financially supported internship within Europe with the help of the European education program Erasmus. The internship must last at least two months and can also include a research stay or the writing of a thesis. If the internship takes place at a university, you apply with the IUZ. In case of an internship in a company, the Leonardo Office Saxony at the TU Dresden is responsible. A representative provides detailed information on the subject of internship in a company.
  • Link to web conference room

Students Report from Abroad

  • Friday, 22.01.2021, 13.00 hrs
  • Despite the pandemic, the exchange programs between the universities in Europe continue. Currently, TU Bergakademie students are studying at different European universities. In this webinar, Erasmus students in Lappeenranta (Finland), Trondheim (Norway), Huelva (Spain) and Krakow (Poland) report on how they are doing there. They will also be happy to answer your questions.
  • Link to web conference room

Funding Abroad under the Federal Training Assistance Act

  • Friday, 15.01.2021, 13:00 hrs
  • International students can apply for support for studying abroad under the Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG) when they come from an EU country or have a refugee status (but usually not when their residence title is for the purpose of studying; 16b). In this webinar, Isolde Geißler, head of the department for educational support at the student union (Studentenwerk) Freiberg, explains the requirements for BAföG abroad, the minimum duration of support and the exact benefits.
  • The webinar will be held in German, we provide translations as needed.
  • Link to web conference room

Open Q&A session on Erasmus in the study year 2021/22

  • Wednesday, 16.12.2020, 10:00 hrs (German) and 13:00 hrs (English)
  • Do you want to get away from everyday student life in Germany? Get to know another country and new people? Improve your language skills or know how to study elsewhere? Then go as an Erasmus student for one or two guest semesters to one of the European partner universities of the TU Bergakademie. More than 200 exchange places are available at over 70 universities in 23 countries. You can apply for the 2021/22 academic year (i.e. winter and summer semester) from now until February 28, 2021. The application process is easy and takes place via our online portal Mobility Online. Here we explain how it works. In our Q&A session you are welcome to ask all your questions on Erasmus.
  • Link to web conference room

Erasmus Internships Abroad

  • Tuesday, 8.12.2020, 13:00 hrs
  • Students and graduates can do a financially supported internship within Europe with the help of the European education program Erasmus. The internship must last at least two months and can also include a research stay or the writing of a thesis. If the internship takes place at a university, you apply with the IUZ. In case of an internship in a company, the Leonardo Office Saxony at the TU Dresden is responsible. A representative provides detailed information on the subject.
  • Link to web conference room

Study in Canada – Vancouver Island University

  • Friday, 20.11.2020, 13:00 hrs
  • The TU Bergakademie and Vancouver Island University (VIU), Canada, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of cooperating in study, teaching and research. For TU students who want to spend a semester abroad at VIU, this means that they pay less tuition fees. They are supported in their preparation by VIU's German office in Darmstadt. Its representative, Ina Wagenblatt, provides information about the study opportunities, the application process and the required documents, country-specific visa regulations, accommodation, scholarships and the regulations for international health insurance.  If you have any questions afterwards, please send an e-mail to iwagenblattatiso-mail [dot] org. Materials and the presentation can be sent to you.
  • Link to web conference room (Zoom)
If you would like to attend the webinar, please note the information on data protection: