Culture & Sports at Technische Universität Berlin

Campus life at TU Berlin is colorful and offers an array of opportunities. Do you want to learn more after your lectures or during your lunch break? The University’s extensive cultural and sports program is bound to have something that will pique your interest. Even the most resolute couch potatoes can find a motivating class among the 1,150 offered by TU Sport.

Perhaps you are interested in learning Indonesian or Finnish? Then the 120 members of the Language and Culture Exchange can help. The 1,575 trees on campus are not the only sign of sustainability. TU Berlin is a lively place. Don’t believe us? The 132,031 bottles of mate sold by studierendenWERK every year should resolve any doubts you may have.

© Felix Noak

Sports Offers

From A for Aerobics to Y for Yoga: TU Sport offers a wide variety of courses for all groups and ages. The University is a team player as demonstrated, for example, by our top athletes’ participation and performance in international competitions and the Berliner Firmenlauf, in which 400 members of the University participate every year.

© Philipp Arnoldt

Language and Culture Exchange

The TU Berlin Language and Culture Exchange is a self-managed student project of the TU Berlin. It offers cultural and language events and educational opportunities to students from all over the world and employees of the Berlin universities as well as TU Berlin alumni. These include language courses, a tandem language exchange, and the culture cafe.

© Michael Setzpfandt

Collegium Musicum

Since 1954, students from TU Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin have come together to perform music. Collegium Musicum includes the Uni Bigband, Symphony Orchestra, the “Small Symphony Orchestra”, the “Large Choir” and the chamber choir. The ensembles give performances in Germany and abroad throughout the year.

© Felix Noak


Whether action, comedy, drama, or documentary - “Charlie’s Campus Filmclub” shows a film each Wednesday for all film enthusiasts. The film club is a student association and is always looking for new volunteers to show films, set up and take down equipment, and organize and host events together.

© TU Berlin

Learning Languages

The Center for Modern Languages, or ZEMS, offers general and technical language courses to students from any faculty. Here, you are able to acquire recognized language certificates.

© Christian Kielmann

Sustainable Living

Solar energy on the roof of the University Library, a wood or fine mechanical workshop with a 3D printer, a brazing lab and screen printing shop, or urban gardening in a neighborhood garden with creative upcycling: Sustainable projects permeate campus culture at TU Berlin. The Campus in Transition network combines and connects all these initiatives.

© Felix Noak

Events at TU Berlin

Exhibitions, conferences, lecture series: Numerous events are held at TU Berlin every day. Take a look at our event calendar to find out what’s coming up next!