The Technische Universität Dresden has its roots in the Royal Saxon Technical School, which was founded in 1828. Today, it is a university that coalesces natural and engineering sciences with humanities and social sciences, as well as medicine.
More autonomy, synergies, interdisciplinarity, strategic and operative scope - TUD’s 14 Faculties organized themselves under the roofs of 5 Schools: School of Science, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Engineering Sciences, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and School of Medicine.
Together with the university hospital, the Technische Universität Dresden with its medical facilities is a major healthcare provider. The Technische Universität Dresden is committed to paying particular attention to environmental planning and protection.
A stable diversity in research and teaching form the basis for the further successful development of the Technische Universität Dresden. As part of its core competencies, it promotes und develops its fields of excellence.
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Good advice is the foundation for successful studying. To optimize our services, please always quote your application or enrolment number. They are always willing to answer your questions as soon as possible but please be patient if the answer is not in your mailbox within the next day – a ticket system assures that no enquiry gets lost.The student hotline at TU Dresden is a service they offer for prospective students, applicants and current students . The service endeavours to answer all enquiries especially during application time in a fast and capable way and to communicate the proper contact person if necessary.
The “Studentenwerk” Student Services in Dresden offers international students a service package. The following services are included in the service package:
Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB) is one of the largest and best endowed academic Their digital collections currently contain 81981 titles, 136979 volumes and over 1.5 Million media items (images, maps, drawings).
Efficient internet connection is a great advantage of the student halls.
This is a special service they offer in the rooms. Because today's student is very often "online" and would like to surf for a long time without being disturbed, they meet the students' wishes.
The TU Dresden Welcome Center will provide a up-to-date list of general practitioners and specialised doctors speaking English or other languages. Please ask for it.You can also look up a doctor who speaks a certain language in the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians of Saxony's database. Note that the doctor but not all their staff may speak the respective language.
TU Dresden’s main campus is located south of the Dresden city centre and can be easily reached by bus (bus lines 61, 66, 85) and by tram (tram lines 3 and 8) or via the A17 highway (exit: “Dresden Südvorstadt”). The university outer campuses are located in Tharandt (Department of Forest Sciences), in Dresden-Blasewitz (University Hospital and “Biocampus”), in Dresden-Johannstadt (Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology) and in Pirna (Institute of Waste Management) and Zittau (IHI).
There are sports, fitness and table tennis rooms in the cellars of many halls. In front of some areas for ball games have been built. There are barbecue facilities. Green areas and parks invite you to go jogging or skating.
Dresden is the city with the most student clubs - there are at least 20. Practically all of them are to be found in the halls of residence and enrich the nightlife there with discos, beer evenings, karaoke, slide shows or evenings organised by foreign students. As well as these there is the Klub Neue Mensa (KNM) in Bergstraße refectory and the Club Mensa in the Reichenbachstraße refectory and Dresden's most famous student club the Bärenzwinger near the Brühlische Terrasse.
The structures and procedures that are relevant for teaching and learning are assessed in consideration of the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ESG), the guidelines of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs (KMK) and the criteria of the Accreditation Council being applied.
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The TU Dresden has contacts with most, if not all, the research centers in Dresden, as the CMCB, the IPF, and the MPI to name a few. It has an incredible international community that makes you feel comfortable, even away from home. As it has researchers in many different areas of natural sciences, it is a pleasure to attend lectures led by people that work every day in the...
A great city to live in as a student. The Programmes and Courses are good for the most part. However, some professors and courses with very outdated content that is not really useful.
There could be way more communication between authorities and students. While many teachers try their best, the systems are old and prone to human error. Studying is fun but achieving good grades is quite difficult since communication is quite bad. You WILL learn to work independent and on your own (or in groups ;) ) Great library thou.