Clausthal University of Technology

4.2 out of 5 (13 ratings / 12 reviews) Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
Clausthal University of Technology (CUT) is an internationally renowned institution with strong regional ties. The University has strong traditions of quality education recognized and valued by many national as well as international companies.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)



The rich ore deposits in the Harz Mountains were the breeding ground for the economic importance of the region as a center of raw materials production. They formed the roots of the “Clausthaler montanistische Lehrstätte” founded in 1775 from which the internationally renowned “Bergakademie” (Mining Academy of Clausthal) originated in 1864.


Research and education at Clausthal University of Technology are currently focused on Energy and Raw Materials, Natural Science and Materials Science, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering.


The research at the TU Clausthal deals with technologies and methods for the sustainable management of the resources energy - material - information and takes up the concept of the circular economy, to which various aspects are contributed. This concerns both the extraction of raw materials from primary and secondary sources, the design of resource-saving and recyclable materials and products as well as integrated questions of complex processes, short and long-term energy storage, and CO 2-Circulation or innovative concepts for business models. Digitization is seen as an essential cross-cutting issue.


Known as HiWi jobs in German, student assistant positions are a chance to earn extra money within the university itself while you complete your degree program. As many of these jobs involve correcting younger students’ assignments and demonstrating calculations in tutorials, they can also help you consolidate your own learning and practice your presentation skills in an unpressured environment.

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Student services

The Student Office is at your disposal for any questions about applications, enrollment, sabbaticals, exmatriculation, and everything in between.

Housing services

There are different possibilities to live in Clausthal. Students could apply to live in a room in one of the student residence halls or look for accommodation through a private apartment market.

  • Student Residence Halls

The Studentenwerk OstNiedersachsen is responsible for the distribution of rooms. If you are interested in one of these rooms, you must apply there directly. 

  • Private Accommodation

Students can also look for an apartment through a private apartment market. These apartments or rooms are often unfurnished. The most popular choice is a privately shared apartment, in which multiple students share a large apartment, but each has his or her own room.

Library services

The video server provides you with recorded lectures and videos about Clausthal University of Technology. Information about the Corporate Design of Clausthal University of Technology.

Medical services

Health insurance is a requirement for all students in Germany. Contact with a health insurance provider should be made before your arrival in order to clarify all important questions and to guarantee insurance coverage starting on the very first day in Germany.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Students and employees enjoy the international atmosphere at Clausthal University of Technology, the extensive nature of the Harz Mountains and the over 60 different sports ranging from skiing to sailing and mountain biking offered by the Sports Institute.

Student clubs

TU Clausthal offers a unique and international atmosphere. Amid wide expanses of natural scenery, students and scholars study and research in close collaboration. Students’ high level of satisfaction and the quality of education here are reflected in the good marks that TU Clausthal regularly receives in university rankings.TU Clausthal distinguishes itself from other German universities through its excellent learning environment. The small campus fosters good relationships between students and teachers, creating optimal conditions for a successful student experience.

Student Reviews

Hope(Time to shine)
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have the admission and I am yet to enrol because I don’t have the money for funding yet and I’m hoping this could be the opportunity

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

TU Clausthal is one of the most practical university I have ever seen. The teaching staff is very cooperative and the examinations department is very active and works fastly.

Bright Future
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have learnt many things I need.I took welder course as well

Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Lower Saxony, Germany


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