Press Releases

Experiments on processing machines.
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST), it signed a joint declaration with the TU Bergakademie Freiberg to introduce a further joint study course in the field of building materials. … weiterlesen

(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

An aerial view of the Institute of Energy Process Engineering
The Institute for Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC) of the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg is 100 years old. The anniversary will be celebrated with numerous events and guests from all over the world from 10 to 12 October. … weiterlesen

Dr. Markus Reinmöller (left) presenting the award.
Dr. Markus Reinmöller from the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering at the TU Freiberg has been awarded as a visiting scientist for his research on ashes within the framework of the President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. … weiterlesen

The graduates of the course at the opening ceremony in the Senate Hall.
More than 50 alumni from 15 countries met at the anniversary conference of the master's programme "International Management of Resources and Environment" (IMRE) at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Guests of honour were former rector Prof. Dr. Georg Unland and founding professor Dr. Michael Nippa. … weiterlesen

An extract of the novel carbon sponge.
Scientists of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, together with an international research team, have deciphered the structure of a marine sponge skeleton and developed a novel three-dimensional composite material for the modern materials industry. … weiterlesen

Rector Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht.
Every month we ask professors of the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg burning questions about the future. The first interviewee of the new format "Three questions to" is Rector Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht. … 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