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TU Bergakademie Freiberg

The TU Bergakademie Freiberg focuses comprehensively on securing the supply of natural resources along the entire added value chain. It covers the spectrum from the exploration for new deposits, the low impact, environmentally sound extraction of the raw materials as well as the development of alternative energy technologies and efficient materials right up to the recycling process.

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About

History

TU Bergakademie Freiberg was founded in 1765 and is thus the world’s oldest mining and metallurgy oriented university, its very distinct resource profile.

Education

Being a University of Resources, the TU Bergakademie - focuses comprehensively on securing the supply of natural resources along the entire added value chain. It covers the spectrum from the exploration for new deposits, the low impact, environmentally sound extraction of the raw materials as well as the development of alternative energy technologies and efficient materials right up to the recycling process.

Research

The Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg - Freiberg Mining Academy and University of Technology - sees itself as a modern research university with a strong focus on natural energy resource systems; based on its long tradition in silver mining and metallurgy, it consistently aligns its profile areas GEO(SCIENCE), MATERIAL, ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT with the challenges of the future. As far as revenue from third-party research funding per professor is concerned, the university ranks among the top ten research universities in Germany and takes the leading position in the new (eastern) federal states of Germany.

Career

A doctoral graduation is an investment into the future, because it is a requirement for many positions in academia but also in the non-academic sector. No later than shortly before the end of the doctoral studies doctoral candidates have to answer the question which professional path they will take after graduation.After the doctoral graduation a lot of career paths are open to young scientists. They can find a job in universities or colleges, in research institutes, in economy, and in society.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1401
2023
-
2022
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
1290 -71
2022
1219
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The International Office focuses on University's international activities. It is responsible for international relations, study abroad programmes and support services for international students.

Housing services

Studying on site and living next door to the lecture hall - it’s possible in Freiberg. On campus, the student halls of residence managed by the Studentenwerk (Student Services) Freiberg and the laboratories, technical centres and lecture halls can be found right next to one another. If you are looking for something more individual, the Freiberg housing market has quite a bit to offer as well.

Library services

To search relevant information for teaching and research at the University, the Library offers numerous possibilities. You can get access to media both printed or in electronic form.

ICT services

As a department of the university's Computer Center, we see ourselves as playing a central role, in  terms of the provision of media services for teaching, research and further education. We advise and support you in the following areas:

  • Print media
  • E-Learning
  • Multimedia productions
  • Publications of the TU Bergakademie

Medical services

Everyone who studies in Germany must have health insurance. When you officially enrol at the university, you will be asked to show proof of health insurance coverage. Also international trainees are automatically accident insured. It is important that a trainee is always properly instructed by his or her supervisor at the workplace and that his or her task is clearly defined.

Student Life

Campus life

Studies do not merely involve studying - to study also means to live. In keeping with this motto, here you will find information pertaining to the university town Freiberg, to student accommodation, to events that take place in addition to regular lectures and that may be of interest to you from a professional or personal point of view, to associations and clubs to which you may wish to make a commitment and to sports activities offered by the university. There are also many other interesting places and events in the area and within the region, whether your interests are in cultural performances, sports activities or are of a scientific nature.

Sports facilities

The Unisport Center (USZ) is a central facility of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and organizes a versatile and qualified sports and exercise program for students and staff of the university.

  • Acro Yoga
  • Aikido
  • General fitness training
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Body Total
  • Cardio-Fitness
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Gymnastics
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Handball
  • Ju-Jutsu / self-defense
  • Judo
  • Climbing
  • Weight training
  • Mountain biking
  • Rugby
  • Swimming

Student clubs

Here you will find the leisure and cultural offers of sociable students, sports-loving Freiberg, forward-looking scientists and enthusiastic hobbyists. Dare to stop by the regular meetings, contribute your personal strengths or suggest something new.

  • Ring of German Mining Engineers (RDB) eV (District Association)
  • Verein Freiberger Geotechniker eV (VFG)
  • City Marketing Freiberg eV
  • InnoRegio Freiberg eV
  • AG Kind at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Freiberger Alliance for family friendliness
  • Clubhouse "Old Mensa"
  • Working Group Foreign Students (AKAS)
  • AG student network
  • AG Cinema
  • AKA carnival

Accreditation

TU Bergakademie Freiberg is accredited by ASIIN Accreditation Commission.

TU Bergakademie Freiberg Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Graduate School Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) • DAAD
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
15 Sep 2024
ARGE Donauländer Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
6500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
DAAD-NRF Joint Scholarship Programme South Africa
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for TU Bergakademie Freiberg, visit our scholarship search.

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