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Welcome to the International Centre!

The International Centre (IUZ) is a TUBAF institute consisting of two parts: The International Office and IUZ/ Languages.

At TU Bergakademie Freiberg, we believe in the power of global collaboration and cross-cultural experiences. Our International Centre is your gateway to a world of opportunities. Whether you're a student seeking better language and communication skills, international education or looking for a student exchange, a researcher looking to connect with peers worldwide, or an institution eager to partner with us, you've come to the right place.

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IUZ - International Office

  • Erasmus+
  • Application for and administration of DAAD-projects
  • Administration of bilateral agreements with all partners
  • Advice for students / university staff
  • Support for incoming students before and during their stay at TUBAF
  • Administration of mobilities (students, academic and non-academic staff)
  • Administration of databases and EU portals

  • Providing information on the TUBAF website in the "Study" sectionFrom abroad to Freiberg
  • Answering questions from prospective students/study counselling (international [at] tu-freiberg [dot] de (international[at]tu-freiberg[dot]de)), counselling on admission requirements and application procedures
  • Help with visa applications and other legal matters
  • Administration of the Buddy Programme
  • Organize orientation events for new international students
  • Provide information on job search and student financing
  • Support before and during studies, e.g. help with finding doctors or childcare places and with formalities when dealing with authorities, etc.
  • Administrate DAAD funding programmes
  • Awarding of the DAAD Prize in cooperation with the Faculty Councils
  • Support (prospective) students with refugee background, e.g. help in finding doctors or childcare places as well as with formalities when dealing with authorities, arranging translators, etc., Advise and accompany prospective refugee students
  • Organize cultural and social activities: events, excursions and trips

  • Advice on formalities and funding programmes
  • Point of contact for organisational issues
  • Administration of funding programmes
  • Advice for vulnerable or at-risk researchers

Further information

  • Workshops on intercultural communication and awareness-raising
  • Project "International students in schools"
  • The IUZ is the interface to the Foreign Students' Working Group (AKAS), STURA and student councils as well as the student union

Department of Languages

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Location of the International Office
University Main Building, Akademiestraße 6
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Location Department of Languages
University Building Prüferstraße 2



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