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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

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The TU Bergakademie Freiberg and key actors from energy, chemical and waste management sectors initiate the first consortium in Germany to close the carbon cycle … weiterlesen
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Saxon universities and higher education institutions embody cosmopolitanism, tolerance, humanity and respect for one another. From the press release of the Rectors‘ Conference Saxony of 03.09.2018: … weiterlesen
Profile of a superconducting wire.
The Institute of Materials Science at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, under the supervision of Professor Andreas Leineweber, has started a collaborative research project related with the Future Circular Collider (FCC) Study at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva/Switzerland … weiterlesen
Two Men
Carsten Drebenstedt, Professor of Mining at TU Freiberg, was awarded an honorary professorship of the North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technical University) in Vladikavkaz at begin of July. Also a contract for closer cooperation was signed. … weiterlesen
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