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

A "hill" of waste and a plate with granulate.
Freiberg University develops innovative technology for a holistic solution to a global problem. … weiterlesen
Group Picture International Freiberg Conference 2018. Photo: IEC
From 3rd to 8th June 2018, the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC) at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg jointly organized the International Freiberg Conference with the IEA Clean Coal Center (UK) with the theme "Closing the Carbon Cycle". … weiterlesen
Two men behind a desk in front of a book
The 10th Lomonossow Dialogue is proud to have Prof. Dr. Yong Wang Li, founder and CEO of Synfuels China Technology Co., Ltd – the global leading provider of Fischer-Tropsch (TP) synthesis – as its guest speaker in Freiberg. … weiterlesen
Electronic Scrap.
Strategic rare earth elements such as indium or tantalum are found in almost every electronic device today. However, the actual amounts used per device are usually so low that recovery is not worthwhile. … weiterlesen
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