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Queen Elizabeth II to Visit TU Berlin

Monday, the 18. May 2015

Queen Elizabeth II to Visit TU Berlin
Queen Elizabeth II will attend this years "Queen's Lecture" at TU Berlin

It is a great honor for TU Berlin to welcome Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to our university to attend the ceremony commemorating "50 Years of the Queen’s Lecture" on June 24, 2015. The guests of honor German Federal President Joachim Gauck and Michael Müller, Governing Mayor of Berlin are expected to attend. This year, Neil MacGregor will appear as the guest lecturer. MacGregor has served as the Artistic Director of the British Museum since 2002 and was appointed the founding director of the Humboldt Forum in Berlin. more to: Queen Elizabeth II to Visit TU Berlin

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.

TU Berlin Summer University


The Summer University at TU Berlin, scheduled to start on July 20th and end on August 28th, invites any student from around the world to participate in a unique summer experience. Broaden your knowledge in one specific subject chosen from our summer school course list while earning ECTS (EU) or CPs (US) for course participation. Our courses are all taught in English. more to: TU Berlin Summer University

Human on a Chip


The ability of animal experiments to say anything conclusive about possible effects on humans remains limited. Many a costly experiment has been abandoned for this reason. Professor Dr. Roland Lauster and his team at the TU Sub-Department of Medical Biotechnology have developed a mini-organism that is expected to make millions of animal experiments redundant. more to: Human on a Chip

TU Berlin – An Overview

  • 32,752 students, including 6,165 students from other countries
  • 7 faculties
  • 326 professors
  • 16 junior professors
  • 2,641 research associates
  • 3,233 externally-funded positions
  • over 90 courses of study
  • 2,125 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 120 trainees each year in 15 professions