Technische Universität Berlin

Press releases and news from Technische Universität Berlin

Research findings, University policy, and important information about events

The Office of Communication, Events and Alumni publishes approximately 300 press releases and news articles each year, ranging from current announcements, reports, and features through to news about University policy, teaching and research, distinguished members of the University, and events.

Current press releases

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  • 28.08.2020 A Dog’s Life and Carbon Footprint
    First life cycle assessment for dogs as pets reveals significant impacts on the environment
  • 27.08.2020 Combating Pathogens Using UVC Light
    Newly developed LEDs to be used to tackle multi-resistant germs
  • 26.08.2020 Financial Support, Proofreading Service and Additional Free Continuing Education Offers
    The University creates specific measures to promote equality of opportunity during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • 20.08.2020Ventilating Properly – But How?
    Scientists at TU Berlin’s Hermann Rietschel Institute answer important questions about ventilating indoor spaces
  • 18.09.2020 Fresh Veggies from “Shower-Tower 61”
    Shower water as a resource in food production: In the vertical hydroponic farm at Berlin’s Gleisdreieck Park, different varieties of perfectly hygienic lettuce, edible flowers, and herbs are to be grown using the water
  • 17.08.2020 Berlin university startups create 62,600 jobs and achieve a turnover of 8.4 billion euros in 2019
    The results of the third analysis of start-up businesses with connections to 10 universities in the Berlin metropolitan region provide fresh evidence of the huge significance of university spin-offs for the region’s economy
  • 11.08.2020: The Ecological Inventory of a Person
    Scientists have calculated the first life cycle assessment for a 50-year-old man / Book on the “Green Zero Project” published
  • 05.08.2020 A Deep Look into the Cell
    Researchers have succeeded in observing bacteria during in-cell protein synthesis
  • 04.08.2020 Coronavirus: Is There Cross-Immunity in the Population?
    Joint study conducted by Charité and TU Berlin seeks study participants from Berlin and Brandenburg
  • 03.08.2020 Loose Belts or Not Fastened In At All
    Study of use of child car safety seats shows increase in number of serious errors

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Archive of press releases (2007 to 2020)

“TU intern” University newspaper

The University’s newspaper “TU intern” reports both on current news at the University as well as current events at state and national level. It is targeted towards members and alumni of the University as well as representatives from politics, business, and the media. Please note "TU intern" is only available in German.

Current issue as an e-paper (only in German)

Past issues of “TU intern” (only in German)


Office of Communication, Events and Alumni

+49 (0)30 314-23922

Stefanie Terp

Head of the Office of Communication, Events and Alumni / TU Berlin Spokesperson

+49 (0)172 3146639