TU Dresden History
TU Dresden is one of the oldest colleges of technology in Germany, and one of the country’s oldest universities, which in German today refers to institutes of higher education that cover the entire curriculum. The university was established in the early 19th century as the ‘Saxon Technical School. In 1961 it was given the name Technische Universität Dresden or TU Dresden
TU Dresden Programs, Courses and Schools
The University offers basic and advanced degree programs in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Medicine, Engineering Sciences and Teacher Training. The University also offers part-time studies and distance learning. In addition to a first university degree, you can apply for doctoral studies at TU Dresden.
Large portions of the program descriptions are currently only available in German. However, translations are in progress, and an alphabetical listing of degree programs taught in English is also available on the university website.
TU Dresden Campuses
TU Dresden is an urban campus, and the main campus, as well as the medical faculty and that of Computer Science, are all within the boundaries of the city of Dresden.
The university library is called Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB), and it’s one of the largest and best endowed academic libraries in Germany. It's also the state library of Saxony and a significant innovation and coordination center for German and European libraries. It's open at nights and even on Sundays.
TU Dresden USP
The university ranks among the best universities worldwide for engineering and technology, particularly among the top 100 worldwide, top 30 in Europe, and top 10 in Germany. It is especially reputed in civil engineering. The university's business school counts as "excellent", and has a strong regional influence in Saxonia. It is particularly reputed for graduates in industrial engineering and business information system.
TU Dresden is a public research university, the largest institute of higher education in the city of Dresden, the largest university in Saxony and one of the 10 largest universities in Germany. It ranks among the best universities of engineering and technology in Germany.
TU Dresden Notable Alumni
Notable Alumni of this university include Fritz Bleyl, Architect and painter of expressionism, Kwong-Chai Chu, Chinese hydraulic engineer who received his Chinese Institute of Engineers Award in 1947, and Erik von Frenckell, a sports administrator, member of IOC and vice president of FIFA.
Technical University of Dresden Programs
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Bachelors and Masters: € 1000
Fees may vary each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Bachelors: July 15
Masters: Winter-May 31, Summer- November 30
Deadlines may vary each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Technical University of Dresden Rankings
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