Technische Universitšt Berlin
University description (as per official university website)
The Technical University of Berlin in the portrait
The Technical University of Berlin is an internationally renowned university in the German capital, in the center of Europe. A sharp profile of education, outstanding achievements in research and teaching the skills of high quality graduates and a modern management are the focus of their acting out.
Your quest for knowledge enhancement and technological progress is based on the principles of excellence and quality. A strong regional, national and international networking with science and industry is a central aspect. Research and teaching are determined by a wide range of complementary disciplines. They range from engineering over nature, planning and economics, to the humanities and social sciences.
Through numerous reforms, the TU Berlin has a new face. In the past ten years, halved the number of their subjects. The University has used this process to actively raise their specific profile. Many unique features in the courses and the scientific orientation mark today, the TU Berlin. She is the only university in the region of an engineering education. As a strong research university to foster the cooperation between science and industry. A high level of external funding is proof of this.
Eight fields of the future
To meet the social requirements and technical issues of the future meet, they organized their core competencies in interdisciplinary research groups. The study focused on the TU Berlin has eight institutional areas - defined by inclusion of basic research -:
Design of living
Health and nutrition
Information and communication
Mobility and Transport
For a targeted focus is also the executive of generation is used in the professoriate. The strategic appointment policy of the TU Berlin is therefore intended to promote sustainable excellence in key disciplines.
The way forward
Street view of the 17th June and the southern section of the Technical University of Berlin with the main building in the middle
The current higher education policy priorities include the comprehensive reform of the course. As a result of the Bologna process as creating new and innovative training offers - some of which have nationwide a unique character. A comprehensive quality assurance of the curriculum is designed to ensure the high standard for the Bachelor and Master courses. Numerous internal university programs promote the reduction of periods of study and improvement of care rate of students.
A new management and committee structure ensures a modern university management, the separation of strategic and operational tasks and a high degree of autonomy. With this reform measure was also well-known personalities are obtained, the University is now an advisory role as curators and curators to the side. Future, a comprehensive quality management are enshrined as a fundamental principle of university control.
A number of reform projects in the field of management - from facility management to self-responsible management of material and personnel resources by the faculties - are another pillar of the renewal process of the university. Extensive construction activities will modernize the look of the university in public in a few years. With the spatial concentration on the main campus in Berlin-Charlottenburg, it becomes a "university of short distances".
The above measures show a continuous process, with the sets in the TU Berlin in the current competitive situation and the challenges of the future.
The Technical University of Berlin in August 2008, the certificate to the "audit family will receive college. The certificate attests that assumes the TU Berlin social responsibility and comply with legal requirements for gender equality and promotion of students and workers with family responsibilities. With a family-friendly personnel policies and familienerleichternden study conditions will support the TU Berlin, the reconciliation of work / study and family.