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Excellence: guiding principle of university development

The TU Dresden (TUD) is one of eleven German Universities of Excellence since June 2012. This distinction confirms the potential of Germany's largest technical university. But it is also an incentive and a guiding principle to stay and become even more "excellent".

As part of the 2nd phase (2012-2017) of the Excellence Initiative Programme launched by the German federal and state governments, the TUD was successful with its entire application package. This consists of:

1st line of funding

        "Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering" (DIGS-BB)

2nd line of funding

        "Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden" (cfaed)
  "Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden" (CRTD)


3rd line of funding

       "The Synergetic University"


success in the 1st phase of the excellence initiative programme

As early as the first round of applications for the Excellence Initiative (2006-2011), the TU Dresden, with the Cluster of Excellence CRTD and the Graduate School DIGS-BB, was the most successful university in former East Germany. Both projects were successfully evaluated and will also be funded in the current 2nd phase of the programme.

always up to date

Would you like to know more about the Excellence Initiative at the TU Dresden and be kept continually up to date? In addition to our website we offer a newsletter, which summarises the latest developments at a glance.
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News Innovation Sheds werden geöffnet   

Jetzt Nutzungsantrag stellen! read more

Foto: DFG/Ausserhofer

News "Nachwuchsförderung der DFG"   

Vortrag von Dorothee Dzwonnek am 28. Oktober 2014 read more

News "Eleonore Trefftz" Programme enters its second round   

Two new guest professors in current winter semester / Announcement for 2015/16 underway read more

News "Summer of Excellence"   

International Summer Schools draw to a successful close read more

News First "TUD Young Investigators" appointed   

New Title strengthens Independent Junior Research Group Leaders read more

News Three more Open Topic Professors at TUD   

Eight "OTTP"s have already started read more

News Strengthening the CRTD Team   

New junior research group leader in the area of “neurodegenerative diseases” read more

News Discoverer of "Carbon Nanotubes" visits cfaed   

"Distinguished Lecture Series" continues read more

Last modified: 22.10.2014 17:30
Author: Marlene Laube

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