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Profile

Profil TU BergakademieThe focus on a sustainable material and energy economy in research and education along with the four core fields Geo, Material, Energy and Environment give the university, which was founded in 1765 and is thus the world’s oldest mining and metallurgy oriented university, its very distinct resource profile. more

Organisation and Facilities

Logo der TU BergakademieThe University’s Directorate, the faculties, the administration and the official representatives and associations actively involved with the university present themselves. more
An overview of the university’s central facilities, its collections and the associated research institutes. more

 

Multidisciplinary Thinking

Under the umbrella concept proWissen - on the road towards the virtual faculty - students and employees can find extradisciplinary and interdisciplinary offers. In lectures, lecture series and other event formats, protagonists address a wide range of scientific issues and thus encourage and inspire independent thinking skills, critical analysis and open discussions. more

Foundations

The Bergakademie can look back upon a 300-year-old foundation history. Teaching and research conditions have undergone steady improvements thanks to numerous new endowments and foundations. To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Stipendienkasse, i.e., Scholarship Fund, the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg Foundation was established in 2002. Here you can find out more about the university’s foundations. more

Family Friendly University

Familienfreundliche Hochschule TU Bergakademie The TU Bergakademie advocates the compatibility of career and family. On 15th March, the university was certified as a “family friendly university.” Employees and students have the option of having their children cared for in one of the two day-care centres operated by the Studentenwerk (Student Union/Student Services) Freiberg. There are several nappy-changing facilities, kitchens equipped with baby food warmers, playpens as well as games and more

News

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
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