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Excellence Strategy Competition
The selected outlines will be developed into funding proposals and submitted to the DFG by 22 August 2024.
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The Crisis of Democracy and the Climate Crisis
Political scientist Henrike Knappe speaks on doubts about whether democracies really protect the climate and right-wing populist voting patterns.
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Moondust for Solar Power
Researchers at TU Berlin are developing an innovative production process that uses lunar regolith to create solar cells for a future lunar base.
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Sharing a Playground with Polar Bears
Arctic adventure: doctoral student Theresa Mathes investigates the influence of aerosols on the ice melt.
Four Cluster Projects Enter the Final Round
The Crisis of Democracy and the Climate Crisis
Moondust for Solar Power
Sharing a Playground with Polar Bears
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TU Berlin shows solidarity with Ukraine and offers support for students and scientists. A "Berlin-Ukraine" aid fund has been set up to provide direct financial support for Ukrainian researchers and students.

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TU Berlin is currently seeking applicants for numerous positions. Apply now!

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International Affairs

Around the world: 43,000 people from 150 different countries make up Technische Universität Berlin. Whether professors, students, or administrative staff, they are all part of a network of international cooperation. This topic portal highlights encounters and experiences.

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Knowledge Exchange

What does knowledge exchange mean exactly? Whether practical labs, citizen science projects, or other forms of interaction: Reciprocal exchange with society and industry is a key value of Technische Universität Berlin. Learn more about our range of activities in the topic portal.

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Technische Universität Berlin actively supports its members entrepreneurial activities. In our “Entrepreneurship” topic portal, you can find exciting stories about our start-ups and news from our Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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Campus Life

The Technische Universität Berlin campus resembles a small city: There are large and small events, numerous cafés, initiatives and organizations, and sports and cultural offers. The “Campus Life” topic portal captures inspirational topics that enrich everyday University life.

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TU Berlin in the Berlin University Alliance

Technische Universität Berlin holds the title of Excellence – together with its consortium partners Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. As the Berlin University Alliance, the four institutions are implementing their concept for an integrated research space.

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Climate Protection

We’ve got the brains for the future for the benefit of society – Technische Universität Berlin’s slogan is one of commitment and, when it comes to climate protection, is more current than ever. The commitment to the demands of the Fridays for Future movement, the creation of a new climate research institute, or forgoing long haul flights: The topic portal tells the stories behind these developments.

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