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Technische Universität Dresden

The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is one of the largest “Technische Universitäten” in Germany and one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany. As a full-curriculum university with 18 faculties in five schools it offers a broad variety of 121 disciplines and covers a wide research spectrum. Its focuses of Biomedicine, Bioengineering, Materials sciences, Information technology, Microelectronics as well as Energy and Environment are considered exemplary in Germany and throughout Europe.

Since 2012, TUD has been one of the “Universities of Excellence”. In the second phase of the Excellence Initiative, TUD was successful with four applications: The Institutional Strategy, the Clusters of Excellence Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed), Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) and the Graduate School Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB. In January 2019, three new Clusters of Excellence have started their work: PoL – Physics of Life, ct.qmat – Complexity and Topology in Quantum Materials, and CeTI – Centre for Tactile Internet.

About 32.400 students are enrolled at TUD – more than three times as many as in 1990 (11.220 students). Internationally, the TUD has earned a good reputation, about one eighths of its students come from abroad. Today, about 8.300 employees from 70 countries are working at the Technische Universität Dresden.