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

Two Persons in front of a Computer
What does the future hold for materials science and materials engineering? And how will rapidly advancing digitalization influence research and education in the engineering sciences? Professor Stefan Sandfeld from TU Bergakademie Freiberg is tackling these very issues. … weiterlesen
Three persons with sea waste.
Climate change, resource scarcity and the waste crisis are global challenges faced in the 21st century. The transition towards the sustainable utilization of carbon sources is the focus of the R&D activities at the Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC) at Freiberg. … weiterlesen
Prof. Joseph
Professor Yvonne Joseph from TU Bergakademie Freiberg is one of the "Power Women" of German science. Taking part in the recent "Engineer Powerwoman Award" at the WoMenPower Career Congress on April 27 at the Hannover Messe exhibition centre, she finished among the top 15. … weiterlesen
A fully occupied Audimax lecture theatre.
On May 8, the latest ranking of the Centre for Higher Education (CHE) was published. TU Bergakademie Freiberg rated very highly in the fields of chemistry, business administration, and geosciences, as well as in mechanical engineering, process engineering and energy engineering. … weiterlesen
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