Facts & Figures

Student Enrollment Statistics (absolute numbers)

 TotalMaleFemaleDiversForeign nationalsFirst matriculationsNew matriculationsFirst subject-semester students
Winter 2023/202434,84222,83311,9951410,2443,1423,1807,613
Summer 202333,19321,85311,316249,6363251,2162,424
Winter 2022/202335,47023,28812,1602210,1693,0233,1067,326
Summer 202233,57422,08011,478169,6382511,3182,249
Winter 2021/202233,86422,36511,489109,2912,8433,1357,250
Summer 2021n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Winter 2020/202133,45622,25311,29948,6532,9883,0186,418
as of December 2023

Student Enrollment Statistics (in percent)

 TotalMaleFemaleDiversForeign nationalsFirst matriculationsNew matriculationsFirst subject-semester students
Winter 2023/2024100.0065.534.40.0429.
Summer 2023100.065.834.10.0729.
Winter 2022/2023100.0065.634.30.0628.78.58.820.7
Summer 2022100.0065.834.10.0428.
Winter 2021/2022100.0066.033.90.0327.48.49.321.4
Summer 2021n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Winter 2020/2021100.0066.233.70,0125.
as of December 2023


(1) First matriculations are students enrolled for the first time at a German university.
(2) New matriculations are students who have transfered from other universities or have rematriculated after a pause.
(3) First subject-semester students are those in the first semester of a study program; this may include not only first matriculations, but also students who have switched from other disciplines.


Professors (incl. 34 Juniorprofessors)351
Professors emeritus / Retired61 / 19
Guest professors47
Honorary professors49
Non-budgeted professors and Private lecturers139
Research associates2588
Administrative, library, workshop and central staff2161
Student assistants1732
March 2022 

State funding plus external funding

State funding394.8 Mio. €380.7 Mio. €366.1 Mio. €358.8 Mio. €346.1 Mio. €337.5 Mio. €
External funding  221.3 Mio. €204.1 Mio. €190.3 Mio. €193.0 Mio. €


Female only133342

Doctoral degrees

Female only141112133164172142144157154

Area of the TU Berlin

The grounds of the TU Berlin cover an area of 604,000 square meters. There are several campus locations throughout the city.

Short chronicle of the history of the TU Berlin

17701.11.Teaching began at the Mining Institute (from 1774 the Mining Academy)
179913.4.Establishment of the Building Academy
18211.11.Teaching began at the Vocational School (from 1828 Vocational Institute, from 1886 the Vocational Academy)
18791.4.Unification of the Building and Vocational Academies to form the Royal Technical College of Berlin
18842.11.Official opening of the new Main Building in Charlottenburg
189918.-21.10.100th Anniversary of the foundation of the Building Academy Technical Colleges in Prussia receive the right to award doctorates
19161.10.Integration of the Mining Academy in the Technical College Berlin
1933 - 1945 Discrimination and persecution of Jewish and politically undesired students and teaching staff during the Third Reich
194520.4.Closure of the Technical College Berlin
19469.4.Opening of the new Technische Universität Berlin
19507.3.Establishment of the Humanities Faculty
195612.7.Legislation makes the TU Berlin an independent legal entity
19691.8.With the implementation of the Berlin University Law (UniG) the "Ordinarienuniversität" is replaced by the "Gruppenuniversität"
1980 Parts of the Pedagogic College Berlin are integrated in the TU Berlin
1993 Reduction from 22 departments to 15
1997MayThe new framework agreement between the TU Berlin and the Berlin Senate establishes payments to the university through to 2000, without further cuts. Coupled with this were sweeping reforms a leaner central administration and new budgeting arrangements
20011.4.Replacement of 15 departments with eight semi-autonomous faculties
2004JuneUniversity structure plan 2004
200613.10.Excellence Initiative: funded projects in the first round graduate school Berlin Mathematical School
2007NovemberExcellence Initiative: funded projects in the second round excellence cluster Unifying Concepts in Catalysis