TU Darmstadt 

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The Technische Universität Darmstadt, generally known as TU Darmstadt or the Technical Institution of Darmstadt in English, is a research university in the German city of Darmstadt. Its official name is the Technical University of Darmstadt. It was established in 1877, and in 1899 it was granted the authority to confer doctorates. It has 118 degree programs, 24.985 students (of which 32% women and 22% foreign students), 3.911 graduates (of which 32% women and 15% foreign graduates), and 442 doctorates awarded (of which 24% women and 21% foreign doctoral candidates) The research profile, has 12 Collaborative Research Centers and SFB/Transregio of the German Research Foundation, 1 LOEWE Research Centre and 12 LOEWE Research Clusters (incl. participations), 5 DFG Graduate Schools and 4 Cluster Initiatives funded by the State of Hesse (incl. participations). At TU Darmstadt, they solve basic research problems and implement scientific discoveries in technical and social processes. Its staff includes 319 professors (of which 66 are female), 2.665 academic employees (of which 735 are female), 1.934 non-academic employees (of which 1.160 are female), and 138 trainees (of which 46 are female). TU Darmstadt has 5 locations, and around 168 buildings with that it also has approx. 307.000 square meters of usable space More than 130 different courses and six distinct degree programs are available at TU Darmstadt. There are several options, but engineering is the main focus. They address future concerns such as digital intelligence and responsibility, living environments, sustainable transformation, and resource generation and security by fusing theory and experiment in their research fields.

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