Technische Universität Braunschweig
www.tu-braunschweig.de
Technische Universität Braunschweig
1
university
6
departments
65
degree programmes
120
institutes
2,055
scientists
3,446
university employees
4,730
first semester students
18,474
81,100,000
311,000,000
students
(full-time)
(each year)
(Winter semester 2014/2015)
euros in outside funding
euros in overall budget
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History
1745 The Collegium Carolinum, a new type of educational
institution between secondary school and university,
is established.
1878 The institute is renamed Ducal Polytechnic School
(Herzogliche Technische Hochschule
Carolo-Wilhelmina).
1968 After the establishment of a Faculty of Humanities
and Social Sciences, the TH is renamed Technische
Universität.
1978 The Teacher Training College is incorporated
into TU Braunschweig.
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History
2006 Creation of TU9, an association of the nine leading
German universities of technology.
2007 Braunschweig is named »City of Science 2007«.
2007 Foundation of the Automotive Research Centre
Niedersachsen.
2009 Foundation of the Aeronautics Research Centre Niedersachsen.
2009 Foundation of the Braunschweig Integrated Centre of
Systems Biology.
2012 Foundation of the Centre for Pharmaceutical Process
Engineering.
2012 Funding authorised to create the Open Hybrid LabFactory
Research Campus.
2013 Foundation of the Research Centre for Nanometrology.
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Good reasons for choosing TU Braunschweig
 An excellent reputation and a long tradition –
since 1745
 The university with the broadest range of engineering
courses in Northern Germany
 Top-notch connections in Europe’s number one
research region
 Jobs and research projects at local research
institutes and companies
 First-rate contacts with the industry and hands-on
training
 Short distances between the TU’s campuses in the
vibrant city of Braunschweig
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6 Departments
 Carl-Friedrich Gauß:
Mathematics, Computer Science,
Business Science and Social Sciences
 Life Sciences
 Architecture, Civil Engineering and
Environmental Sciences
 Mechanical Engineering
 Electrical Engineering, Information Technology
and Physics
 Humanities and Educational Sciences
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Carolo-Wilhelmina Research Centres
MOBILITY
 Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF)
 Open Hybrid LabFactory
 Aeronautics Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFL)
INFECTIONS AND ACTIVE AGENTS
 Braunschweig Integrated Centre
of Systems Biology (BRICS)
 Centre for Pharmaceutical Process Engineering (PVZ)
NANOMETROLOGY
 Laboratory for Emerging Nanometrology and
Analytics (LENA)
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Student enrolment numbers
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Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Science, Social Sciences
Degree Programmes
 Business Informatics (Bachelor, Master)
 Computer Science (Bachelor, Master)
 Integrated Social Sciences (Bachelor)
 Internet Technologies and Information Systems (Master)
 Mathematics (Bachelor, Master)
 Mathematics in Finance and Industry (Bachelor, Master)
 Media Sciences (Bachelor)
 Media Technology and Communication (Master)
 Organization, Governance, Education (Master)
 Personal Development in Business (Certificate)
 Technology-orientated Management (Master)
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Life Sciences
Degree Programmes
 Biology (Bachelor, Master)
 Biotechnology (Bachelor, Master)
 Chemical Biology (Master)
 Chemistry (Bachelor, Master)
 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
 Food Chemistry (Staatsexamen)
 Pharmacy (Staatsexamen)
 Psychology (Bachelor, Master)
 Psychotherapy (Approbation)
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Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences
Degree Programmes
 Architecture (Bachelor, Master)
 Architecture+ (Bachelor)
 Civil Engineering (Bachelor, Master)
 Computational Sciences in Engineering (Master)
 Environmental Engineering (Bachelor, Master)
 European Master in Territorial Development (Master)
 Geoecology (Bachelor, Master)
 Industrial and Civil Engineering (Bachelor, Master)
 Mobility and Transportation (Bachelor, Master)
 ProWater (Master)
 Sustainable Design (Master)
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Mechanical Engineering
Degree Programmes
 Aerospace Engineering (Master)
 Automotive Engineering (Master)
 Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical
Engineering (Bachelor)
 Biological and Chemical Engineering (Master)
 Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
(Bachelor, Master)
 Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor, Master)
 Metrology and Analytics (Master)
 Pharmaceutical Engineering (Master)
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Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Physics
Degree Programmes
 Computer Systems Technology (Bachelor, Master)
 Electrical Engineering (Bachelor, Master)
 Electromobility (Master)
 Electronic Vehicle and Aerospace Systems (Master)
 Industrial and Electrical Engineering
(Bachelor, Master)
 Physics (Bachelor, Master)
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Humanities and Educational Sciences
Degree Programmes
 2-subject Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.Sc.)
 Culture of the Technical-Scientific World (Master)
 Educational Sciences (Bachelor)
 Teacher Training Course –
Grund- und Hauptschule (Master)
 Teacher Training Course –
Realschule (Master)
 Teacher Training Course –
Gymnasium (Master)
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International
 2,356 international students from more than
100 countries study at TU Braunschweig
 They make up 13 per cent of the student body.
Top-notch connections:
 300 partner universities around the world
 200 cooperation programmes with European
universities (Erasmus)
 Key exchange partners:
Europe, USA, Canada, South America, China and Japan
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Europe’s Number 1 Research Region
 4 higher education institutions
TU Braunschweig, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig,
Ostfalia Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, TU Clausthal
 18 non-academic research institutes
9 of which are either federal research facilities or federal offices:
 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Fraunhofer-Institut für
Holzforschung – Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut (WKI), Fraunhofer-Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik
(IST), Georg-Eckert-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung (GEI), Helmholtz-Zentrum für
Infektionsforschung (HZI), Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut (vTI), Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI),
Luftfahrtbundesamt, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
 7 cultural and cultural dissemination institutes
i.a. Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Herzog August Bibliothek, phæno Science-Center
 More than 50 companies with research departments
i.a. Volkswagen AG, Siemens AG, Salzgitter AG
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Europe’s Number 1 Research Region
 Braunschweig is Europe’s most active research region
 Braunschweig is the top region for innovation with the highest
level of research and development expenditures in Europe
(Eurostat, 2011).
 Braunschweig is ranked first in the nation for the number
of inhabitants working in science (Zukunftsatlas, 2010).
 Number 1 in Lower Saxony
 Number 2 in Northern Germany
 Number 8 in the list of Germany’s most dynamic cities
(annual comparison of the 50 largest cities in Germany)
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The City of Braunschweig – university and life style
 a population of roughly 250,000
 a rich historical past, exciting present and high-tech
focused future
 both historically and presently, the heart of the region
 a dynamic location for trade and economy
 vibrant cultural life
 an exceptional research and science landscape
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