University

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

Signature in the Roll of Honor
The American Consul General for Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia, Mr. Timothy Eydelnant, visited TU Bergakademie Freiberg on June 22. Mr. Eydelnant was eager to understand more about current research projects at the Resource University and its exchange programs with partner universities in the US … weiterlesen
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Recognition as leading international expert for carbon conversion technologies for the sustainable utilization of primary and secondary carbon resources and his international engagement in promoting a circular carbon economy. … weiterlesen
Man next to commemorative plaque
As of June 1, 2018, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Urs Peuker is the new Vice-Rector for Structural Development at TU Freiberg. Prof. Peuker is also the current Director of the Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mineral Processing, and head of the Regional Center Freiberg at EIT RawMaterials. … weiterlesen
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TU Bergakademie Freiberg recently concluded a bilateral cooperation agreement to use the world's largest X-ray laser – the European XFEL in Hamburg. In future, students from Freiberg will be able to write their bachelor and master theses in both Freiberg and Hamburg. … weiterlesen
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