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Important key figures and rankings on the university, on studying and teaching as well as on science and research.

Studierende im Labor


  • TU Bergakademie Freiberg was ranked 18th in the world and 5th in Europe in the 2022 QS World University Ranking by subject (category "Mineral & Mining Engineering")
  • TU Bergakademie Freiberg was ranked 64th in Germany in the category research performance from the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)


Wissens- und Technologietransfer

Research and Science

  • Third-party funding in 2022: € 60.2 million
  • Doctoral graduations in 2021/22: 101 (35% female)
  • Invention disclosures in 2021: 25
  • Patent applications in 2021: 41

Collaborative Research Centres and other DFG Major Projects  Competence Centres of the University



International profile

Partnerships with universities abroad:

  • 184 cooperation agreements, including 76 ERASMUS arrangements and 18 interdisciplinary collaboration agreements with universities abroad
  • 218 contacts to staff of universities in more than 50 countries

International degree programs:

  • Double-degree agreements with partner universities in China, France, Ghana, Italy, Poland, Russia (suspended), Thailand, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine