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Geoscience, Department

Fakultät für Geowissenschaften, Geotechnik und Bergbau at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg

  • Gustav-Zeunerstraße 12
  • 09599 Freiberg
  • Phone: +49 3731 39-3249 /-3265
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Basic information

Total number of students 700
Number of master degree students 337
Percentage of teaching by practitioners

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 62.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 28.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/9 points
International orientation, master's 5/9 points
Outgoing students

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's Not enough data available
Contact with work environment, master's Not enough data available
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per academic 2.4 *
Citations per publication 3.6
Third party funds per academic no data available
Doctorates per professor 1.9
Research reputation 12.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.5
Excursions 1.9
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.4 *
Rooms 2.4
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Research-oriented, application-oriented and project-related
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    NTNU Trondheim, Norwegen; Eötvös Loránd Universität, Ungarn; Universität Oulu, Finnland; Czech Technical University, Tschechien; Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza Krakow, Polen
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    3D modelling software (e.g. GOCAD), Ar-Ar-,U-Pb-, thermal geochronology, rock processing and mineral separation; Thin section and micrograph section production; Hydrochemical analysis; X-ray diffractometry; Mass spectrometer; Microprobe; MLA; Digital image analysis; Differential GPS.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Contact person in the Vice-Rectorate for Education
  • Other special features
    800 years of mining tradition, 250 years of the mountain academy
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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