Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus
University description (as per official university website)
Mission Statement (Vision and Mission Statement)
We live science
The BTU Cottbus is an internationally recognized, innovation-oriented small technical university. Their themes are: environment, energy, material, construction and information and communication technology. It provides sustainable benefits by the engineering and science knowledge and skills beyond research and interdisciplinary skills and taught.
It operates research and teaching at the highest international level. It connects the region "by international teaching and research in a real laboratory. In their core subject areas they want to be a leading European provider of executive post-graduate programs ("Life Long Learning" be).
It has a low student-teacher ratio and good conditions for the students, which are reflected in future in a lower dropout rate and above-average job opportunities for graduates will be.
Equal opportunities in science and society is a priority of higher education and practical concerns of our university. The BTU ensure that parenthood, study and work are compatible.
Study and research in the real laboratory
Founded in 1991, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus is characterized by its unique study and research opportunities: Social problems and issues of our century can be studied in a real laboratory at the BTU Cottbus. Our specific location allows in situ research, the results are in demand internationally. Our approach in teaching and research is to incorporate aspects with specific technologies, proceeding systematically and to integrate sustainability from the outset.
The BTU Cottbus is characterized by its transdisciplinarity. This is reflected in the thematic collaboration in teaching and research across the disciplines.
The first-class study conditions in new teaching and laboratory buildings with ultra-modern facilities are ideal conditions for a successful study. The university campus is located in immediate vicinity. She has won the Total E-Quality Award for opportunities and is in the "family-friendly university certified audit.
BTU in figures
more than 6,400 students, of whom more than 930 from 90 different nations
1218 employees, including
- 125 Chairs
- 526 academic staff
- 562 non-academic staff
Budget 2009: € 51.3 million
Third-party funding in 2009: 26.9 million €
Land area: 300,000 m²
Usable floor area: approximately 85,000 sqm