Press Releases

The crystals of the aeroplysinin substance
For several years now, scientists at TU Freiberg have been researching the unique properties of Aplysina aerophoba, a marine sponge species that naturally produces antiviral substances. The substance can inhibit the growth of viruses as well as the entry of viruses into cells. … weiterlesen

University main building of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg
The TU Bergakademie Freiberg will carry out a preventive standby operation until further notice. This is a purely preventive measure to maintain the university's performance. … weiterlesen

Students in the university building.
The TU Bergakademie Freiberg will also implement the measures agreed with the Saxony Rectors' Conference. The attendance teaching will be postponed at least until 04.05.2020 and Examinations will not take place from 17.03.2020 until further notice. … weiterlesen

University main building of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg.
In a telephone conference, the State Rectors' Conference and the Saxon Ministry of Science agreed on further measures to deal with the corona epidemic. These measures should help to slow down the further spread of the novel virus. … weiterlesen

Prof. Dr. Charitos at the official appointement
In early March Prof. Dr. Alexandros Charitos was appointed professor at the Institute for Nonferrous Metallurgy and Purest Materials. Before starting at TU Freiberg, the engineer was assistant professor at McGill University and active in the industrial design of metallurgical processes. … weiterlesen

molten metal.
Scientists of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg have developed a new process for the production of molten metal hybrid filters in the Collaborative Research Centre 920. … weiterlesen

Anvar Mammadli auf dem von ihm organisierten Symposium 2019.
Together with a team of ten students located in Baku Anvar Mammadli, a Freiberg student from Azerbaijan, has organized the second Global Engineering Symposium in Baku. … weiterlesen

The logo of the German-American Institute Saxony. Photo: DAIS
Strengthening German-American relations in Saxony on a cultural, social and political level - this is the goal of the German-American Institute Saxony (DAIS) in Leipzig, which was opened on February 5th with the participation of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg. … weiterlesen

Student Paul Reitemeier sorting the shredded material
Lithium-ion batteries are now installed in almost all modern electrical appliances. So far, however, the recycling of the batteries is not optimal. In the joint project "InnoRec", the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and four partners are researching an energy- and material-efficient recycling approach. … weiterlesen

Image photo of a man in a suit with green leaf.
Through the "Green Deal", Europe is the first continent to set itself the goal of becoming climate neutral by 2050. How the economic, ecological and social effects of EU climate policy can be better analysed in advance will be discussed by scientists at the TU Freiberg from 3 to 7 February. … weiterlesen