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TU Berlin – Paving the Way to the Future

Main Building of the TU Berlin
The Main Building of the TU Berlin, as seen from the south.

The internationally renowned Technische Universität Berlin is located in Germany’s capital city at the heart of Europe. Our activities focus on building a distinctive profile, exceptional performance in research and teaching, excellent qualifications for our graduates and a forward-looking administration. The TU Berlin strives to promote the dissemination of knowledge and to facilitate technological progress by adhering to the principles of excellence and quality. Strong regional, national and international networking partnerships with science and industry are an important aspect in this regard.

Our research and teaching endeavors can be characterized by a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, ranging from engineering science to natural science, planning science and economics, as well as the humanities and social sciences.

Catalysis Research Has a New Home


This summer, the cluster of excellence represented by Unifying Concepts in Catalysis (UniCat) together with BASF SE launched the joint laboratory BasCat on TU Berlin's premises. On around 1,000 square metres of laboratory and office space, 17 scientists will conduct research into the fundamentals of heterogeneous catalysis for raw-material change and promote the search for alternatives to fossil oil. more to: Catalysis Research Has a New Home

International Post-Doc Initiative / Call for Applications


The International Post-Doc Initiative of the TU Berlin (IPODI) awards nine two-year post-doc fellowships to outstanding international female researchers. Second call for applications is open until 15 December 2014. IPODI welcomes experienced female researchers from all disciplines represented at the TU Berlin, who are at least two years after their PhD and who have not resided or carried out their main activity in Germany in the three years prior to the application deadline. more to: International Post-Doc Initiative / Call for Applications

TU Berlin – An Overview

  • 30,719 students, including 5,738 students from other countries
  • 7 Faculties
  • 331 Professors
  • 17 Junior Professors
  • 2,666 Research associates
  • 3,267 Externally-funded positions
  • 90 Courses of study
  • 2,145 Staff in administration, libraries, central institutions and workshops
  • 295.7 million euros in state subsidies for the year 2014
  • 174 million euros in external funding for the year 2013
  • Average of 15 habilitations and 470 doctoral degrees granted each year
  • Approximately 130 trainees each year in 15 professions