Press Releases

The Silesian Technical University Gliwice and the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg want to work together more closely in the future. This is the purpose of the two day visit of professors of the Polish university in Freiberg, headed by Rector Prof. Andrzej Karbownik. … weiterlesen

Detlev Müller
As part of the extensive mineralogical and geochemical investigations in the Ore Mountains, private lecturer Dr. Thomas Seifert of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Faculty for Geosciences, Geotechnics and Mining, found significantly high indium concentrations, with up to 1 percent of weight in the zinc blends of polymetallic ores... … weiterlesen

A new clean-room complex has been opened on the 16th December 2008. Thanks to new research options Freiberger scientists will continue to successfully develop and optimise materials for the semi-conductor industry and to work in the field of material engineering. … weiterlesen

The first Doctor Colloquium of the Freiberger Special Research Area (SFB) "TRIP-Matrix-Composite" was held on the 10th and 11th of December 2008. PhD students of all project areas exchanged information and views on their doctorate projects. The event was the prelude for more regular work meetings of the scientific... … weiterlesen

The TU Bergakademie Freiberg (TU mining academy) is a new member in the "Freiberger Bündnis für Familienfreundlichkeit" (Alliance for Freiberger family friendliness). During the conference "Freiberg - a family friendly city" on the 3rd of December the university received its instrument of accession.... … weiterlesen

The SolarWorld AG continues to expand its commitment to research and teaching at the Freiberg TU Bergakademie. In December 2006, the company founded the "SolarWorld Endowment Fund for Research and Teaching" to promote teaching projects at the faculties of chemistry and physics. … weiterlesen

With a ceremony in the Alte Mensa, Prof. Bernd Meyer was officially introduced to his office as Rector of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg on December 5th 2008.The Director of the Institute for Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC) received the President’s Chain from the hands of the State Secretary for Science... … weiterlesen

The highlight of the 3rd International Symposium on "non explosive rock mining", which was held on the 27th and 28th of November 2008 at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, was also the official inauguration of a new cutting stand trial in the Mining Technikum of the Institute of the Mining and Engineering, Gustav-Zeuner... … weiterlesen

Together with the industry the TU Bergakademie Freiberg develops procedures for the production of new fuels, called STF. STF-fuel is a alternative fuel of the next generation, which is developed in Freiberg. The high octane fluid is made of synthetic gas, which can be received from fossil resources, such as so far unused... … weiterlesen