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TU Bergakademie Freiberg

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TU Bergakademie Freiberg is one of the world's leading universities in the fields of mining, geosciences and materials science. The university's most famous graduate is the natural scientist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt. In Freiberg he studied earth sciences and mining in 1791 and 1792.

High quality of teaching and research, and a novel combination of theory and practice have shaped the profile of TU Bergakademie Freiberg since its foundation in the year 1765. In the 19th century, the chemical elements Germanium and Indium were discovered in Freiberg.

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TU Bergakademie Freiberg in numbers

1765

Founding Year

Students

%

International students

 

Founded in 1765, it is the oldest still existing mining university in the world. With about 4,000 students, it has an ideal professor-student ratio. 34.5 % of the students are from abroad (status: winter semester 2019).

 

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In order to address the economic and ecological challenges of the 21st century, the six faculties of the university conduct interdisciplinary research on alternatives for raw material extraction, energy technologies, materials and recycling processes.

In TU Bergakademie Freiberg you are able to study Mathematics, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Materials Science and Economics. The university offers 72 Bachelor‘s, Master‘s and Diplom courses including 14 Master programs taught in English. TU Bergakademie Freiberg also has 184 active partnership relations, including 76 Erasmus agreements and 18 interdisciplinary university cooperations. And students are able to benefit from double degree programs with partner universities in China, France and several other nations.

Internationale Studierende laufen durch die Altstadt von Freiberg

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Mathematics and natural sciences:

  • Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management

Geosciences:

  • Advanced Mineral Resources Development
  • Geomatics for Mineral Resource Management
  • Geoscience
  • Groundwater Management
  • Sustainable Mining and Remediation Management

Engineering sciences:

  • Advanced Materials Analysis
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Mechanical and Process Engineering
  • Metallic Materials Technology
  • Technology and Application of Inorganic Engineering Materials

Economics and interdisciplinary:

  • International Business and Resources in Emerging Markets

To know more about TU Bergakademie Freiberg study programs follow the link.

 

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