Technische Universität Berlin 

Public (Technical University)
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Date of Establishment


University Status





University Type

Technical University

Best Known For

Engineering and Research

Lecture Mode

Physical, Hybrid


The Technical Institution of Berlin is a public research university with locations in Berlin, Germany. Its full name is Technische Universität Berlin, usually referred to as TU Berlin and Berlin Institute of Technology. The term "Technische Universität" was originally used by this university in Germany. In addition, TU Berlin is a member of the Berlin University Alliance, has been designated a "University of Excellence" by the German Universities Excellence Initiative, and receives financing from it. TU Berlin is a part of both the Top International Managers in Engineering network, which enables student exchanges between top engineering schools, and TU9, an incorporated society of the largest and most famous German technological institutions. One of the greatest percentages of international students in Germany attend TU Berlin, with over 27% in 2019. 8,455 staff work at the institution as of 2015, including 338 professors, 2,598 postgraduate researchers, and 2,131 staff members who work in administration, workshops, libraries, and central facilities. There are also 126 trainers and 2,651 student assistants. The Top Industrial Managers for Europe (TIME) network or the ERASMUS program both offer opportunities for international student mobility. The TU Berlin is an active part of the international metropolis and the outstanding science location Berlin. Ideas for the future are developed here in the heart of the German capital. The TU Berlin is one of the top 100 universities in the world according to the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, where it is ranked 82nd overall (7th in Germany), 40th in the discipline of Engineering & Technology (3rd in Germany), and 36th in the discipline of Computer science (4th in Germany). According to the British QS World University Rankings for 2016, TU Berlin is placed 164th overall and 35th in the category of Engineering & Technology. According to

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Summer, Winter

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Application Mode :

Uni-assist, Online, Email

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