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Seven technical universities form European alliance

“ENHANCE” receives prestigious grant from the European University Initiative of the European Commission / TU Berlin is the coordinating university

Press release | 9 July 2020 | stt

“ENHANCE  – European Universities of Technology Alliance” will receive funding from the European Commission to strategically develop its cooperation. The European...

“Learning for the future from the crisis”

In an interview with the magazine DUZ- Wissenschaft&Management, Professor Christian Thomsen, president of TU Berlin, talks about the experiences gained and the consequences arising from the...

New Proofreading Service for Junior Scholars at TU Berlin

The service aims to improve the chances of a successful application for external funding while also enabling applicants to improve their language skills.

A new offer to advance the careers of junior scholars at TU Berlin: The Proofreading Service offers doctoral candidates and research associates a one-off proofreading of an English-language proposal...

Karl Scheel Prize Awarded to Dr. Tobias Heindel

Head of Quantum Communication Systems junior research group receives award for outstanding scientific achievement

Each year, the Berlin Physical Society (PGzB) awards the Karl Scheel Prize for outstanding scientific work achieved following the completion a doctorate. The prize for 2020 and the accompanying...

Grimme Online Award for “Eigensinn im Bruderland”

Web documentary produced by TU Berlin's Center for Research on Antisemitism shows how migrants lived in the GDR - an unexplored topic.

Press release | 29 June 2020 | sn

TU Berlin’s Center for Research on Antisemitism has been awarded the Grimme Online Award for its web documentary “Eigensinn im Bruderland”. The prize is for...

4Campus: Our University – Your Start-up Ideas

TU Berlin is looking for students with ideas for improving campus life during the coronavirus pandemic

Technische Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Charité – Universitätsmedizin are looking for students with ideas for improving campus life during the...

Focus on Sustainability

Internal research funding: apply by 12 October 2020

If you have always wanted to initiate a project where sustainability is not just a sideline but right at the heart of the research conducted, then TU Berlin’s internal “Pro Nachhaltigkeit” strategic...

Berlin universities seek to offer a mix of digital courses and in-presence teaching

Planning for winter semester 2020/2021

Press release of the State Conference of the Rectors and Presidents of the Higher Education Institutions in Berlin (LKRP) and the Senate Chancellery for Higher Education and Research

It is important...

Dark, Cold, Archetypal - a Peculiarly Berlin Phenomenon

Jan Herres’s master’s thesis describes how the typical “Berliner Zimmer”, so often dismissed as a dark hole, has become a space for creativity and inspiration for today’s architects

Press release | 10 June 2020 | sn

Dark, passageway, cold, cozy, architectural freak, unique, hole, multifunctional, typically Berlin - Jan Heeres received a full gamut of responses when he asked...

TU Berlin Calls for Respectful and Sensitive Conduct among Members of the University

The TU Berlin Executive Board denounces any and all behavior motivated by racism and attempts to discriminate

This is not normal.*

TU Berlin would like to express its unconditional support for all those who suffer discrimination and violence on the basis of ethnic, religious or physical ascriptions or their...

Pop-up Cycle Lanes Provide a Greater Sense of Safety

Results of an online survey of 1,661 Berliners conducted by researchers at TU Berlin’s Institute of Vocational Education and Work Studies and the IASS Potsdam published

Joint press release of TU Berlin and IASS Potsdam | sn

The Covid-19 pandemic has also had an influence on mobility. In response to the situation, pop-up cycle lanes have begun to appear in Berlin,...

Call for Proposals and Two Webinars – Berlin Center for Global Engagement

Awards may range from €10,000.00 to a maximum of €40,000.00 per project

The Berlin Center for Global Engagement (BCGE) published its inaugural call for proposals. The call invites submissions by researchers from the Berlin University Alliance partners. All academic and...

Staff Development: Ten Scholarships Available for Staff at TU Berlin

Apply now for the four-semester Science Management continuing education program

The part-time four-semester Science Management continuing education program at Technische Universität Berlin is ideal for anyone who needs to learn about the most effective ways to acquire third-party...

New Explainer Videos from Campus Management

Sven Oswald guides you through the world of IT services at TU Berlin

What does my digital identity at TU Berlin actually look like? How do I use Campus Management’s basic services? What is the University’s green IT strategy? These are just some of the topics explored...

New drugs screened by a computer

The open source "Virtual Flow" platform is library of more than 1.4 billion molecules

The development of new drugs in medicine can take many years and cost billions of euros. An international team of scientists, including researchers from Freie Universität Berlin and Technische...

New Member of the Deutsches Klima-Konsortium

Berlin University Alliances expands its climate research network

The Berlin University Alliance has joined the Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (German Climate Consortium, DKK). The consortium represents the leading players in German climate and climate impact research....

“Design and Computation”: New joint degree program of UdK Berlin and TU Berlin

First interdisciplinary degree program offered together by Berlin University of the Arts and Technische Universität Berlin

Designers, artists, engineers, natural scientists, humanities scholars, and social scientists can now apply to the new interdisciplinary and research-oriented master’s degree program in Design and...

What Can We As Individuals Do?

Meta-study examines the possibilities for reducing our individual carbon footprints

In an international meta-study, researchers are examining the options that each of us has to reduce our individual carbon footprints. A research team led by Professor Dr. Felix Creutzig, head of the...

Saltwater in Place of Drinking Water

The electrolysis of seawater could provide a fresh impetus for hydrogen as a source of energy

The use of hydrogen as a source of energy could form an important cornerstone of a new carbon-neutral energy supply system. Ideally, the electrolysis of water required for this could be conducted...

Automatic Detection of Cholera Pathogens in Water

Professor Dr. Dirk Schulze-Makuch has now received a "Proof of Concept Grant" from the European Research Council.

More than 140,000 people die every year from Vibrio cholerae, the pathogen that causes cholera. It is estimated that up to four million people worldwide fall ill with cholera each year. It often...

“In Society, for Society”

A joint photo competition organized by the University of Oxford and the Berlin University Alliance reveals the many ways in which students work for the benefit of society

Volunteer work in sports clubs, helping out in projects for refugees, supporting a range of sustainability projects – these are just some of the many ways students are working to benefit society....

When working from home is the new normal

Please participate in the survey

What was previously inconceivable is now suddenly the new reality worldwide: Countless people in many organizations, universities, and administration are working from home at a moment’s notice. The...

Extension of Deadline for "Social Cohesion" Call for Proposals

The last day to submit applications is May 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Through the founding of the Berlin University Alliance, Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have set...