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Technische Universität Dresden

Dresden, Germany


The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany and was identified by the German government as a ‘University of Excellence’. TUD has about 34,000 students and over 7,600employees, 560 professors among them. As a full-curriculum university with 18 faculties in five schools it offers abroad variety of 129 degree programmes and covers a wide research spectrum. The TUD emphasises international cooperation, and encourages its students to participate early on in both teaching and research. More specifically: interdisciplinary cooperation among various fields is a strength of the TUD, whose researchers also benefit from collaborations with the region's numerous science institutions - including Fraunhofer institutes, Leibniz institutes and Max Planck institutes. In recognition of the TUD’s emphasis on applications in both teaching and research, leading companies have honoured the university with currently fourteen endowed chairs. The TUD prides itself for its international flavour and has partnerships with more than 70 universities worldwide. TUD is the only university in East Germany which has been granted a graduate school and three clusters of excellence in Germany’s excellence initiative. Currently, TUD ranks fourth among German universities in terms of number of Horizon 2020 projects (

  • Type: Academic
  • Country: Germany
  • Dept/Lab: Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • Scientist in charge: Prof. Kornelius Nielsch
  • Team: Prof. Kornelius Nielsch

Zellescher Weg 18
01069 Dresden