TU Bergakademie Freiberg is Germany’s leading University of Resources and offers a unique environment for studying and engaging in research activities for more than 4,000 students. Small workgroups along with excellent supervision are a distinguishing feature of the degree programmes offered here. There are no admission restrictions and no tuition fees, the subject matter and topics of our courses are modern and in step with the industry and actual practice, close contact is kept with regional and national/supra-regional business and the cost of living is low. Through intensive cooperation with the industry in Saxony and with international enterprises, the research carried out in Freiberg focuses on practical application.

Study Start WS 2020/21

Studienbeginn WS 2020/21On 19 October, the courses of WS 20/21 will begin. Some of them will be digital and some in presence. To prepare for the teaching, our orientation and introductory phase from 5 to 16 October offers courses and services for first-year students. To the portal for first-year students.

Study Programs

Student TU Bergakademie

Courses of study ranging from A to Z, examination and study guidelines, course and module descriptions, regulations, counselling and support in the decision-making process more


A University to Discover 

Uni zum Kennenlernen TU Bergakademie

Orientation sessions for prospective students, information meetings at school, study counselling at education fairs and on recruiting days, new pioneers introducing their study courses and the university, social media contacts more


 University Applicants and Beginners

Studienanfänger TU Bergakademie FreibergApplication for admission, course registration, orientation sessions/ introduction events and preliminary courses prior to regular semesters more

During Studies

Rund ums Studium an der TU BergakademieDeadlines while studying, formalities, social issues, counselling, student initiatives, advisory services and offers of assistance more

Consulting & Service

International Students talking to each otherContact points - advice - information: online course catalog, self-service portal, campus map more


Internationale Studenten an der TU Bergakademie Information for foreign applicants, studies and work experience/practical training abroad, double major/double degree programmes more


View of the Saidenbach drinking water dam with a boat of the science divers
Until the end of May, science divers from the Bergakademie spin-off, GeoWiD GmbH are investigating the dam at the Saidenbach water reservoir on behalf of the State Dam Administration of Saxony. In around 45 dives to date, the team has documented the condition of the structure and its sealing. … weiterlesen

Erasmus Student
Students and employees of TU Bergakademie Freiberg and its partner universities will continue to benefit from the funding opportunities for stays abroad as part of the European Union's Erasmus+ program. … weiterlesen

Image: weather map
On March 23, 1950, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) was founded at a convention. Since then, institutions worldwide have dedicated themselves to joint meteorological research. Meteorology and climatology are also important areas of environmental research and education at TU Freiberg. … weiterlesen

Junior Professor Sabrina Hedrich
Since the beginning of 2020 Junior Professor Sabrina Hedrich has been teaching and researching at the Institute of Biosciences. She examines microbes that have adapted particularly well to extreme conditions such as high temperatures, extremely low pH values, and toxic heavy metal concentrations. … weiterlesen

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