Innovation, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, or e-mobility - all our modern developments require resources, energy and materials as well as their sustainable use. This is why Freiberg scientists are engaged in excellent research and teaching on the fundamentals and processes related to natural resources, energy and materials. We combine all fields of engineering, natural sciences, geosciences and economics under one roof. In this way, the university not only ensures versatile research, but also a systemic education of its students.
Our six faculties develop efficient and alternative technologies for a sustainable economy and industry. Our focus is on the exploration and processing of a wide range of raw materials; the extraction, storage and conversion of energy; the development of new materials and recycling processes. With engineering, natural sciences, geosciences, materials science and economics, the university combines the subjects and disciplines necessary for an holistic understanding and covers all areas from basic research to application-oriented research. university profile
TU Bergakademie Freiberg was founded in 1765 in order to drive transformation processes and future technologies and to provide the country with new knowledge for an economic upswing. Still today, the university holds this claim: We educate economists, natural scientists and engineers with vision and conscience who take the future into their own hands and help to positively shape the world. More than 4,000 students in 69 programs are currently studying in Freiberg in a scientifically sound and practice-oriented manner. Our graduates are in high demand as specialists in industry and business, science and research as well as public administration.