Technische Universitšt Darmstadt
University description (as per official university website)
Self-understanding and mission
We have since our founding in 1877 an internationally oriented university.
We have changed our pioneering achievements and personalities of the world.
We are the center of scientific and cultural city of Darmstadt and contribute to the prosperity and progress in one of the most potent metropolitan regions in Europe.
We develop high reputation worldwide through education, research and our answers to crucial questions about the future.
We focus on technology - from the perspective of engineering, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, with the knowledge to use in everyday life.
Our students and scientists learn and do research together. This is a guarantee for the success of our university.
We qualify - for the best opportunities and positions.
With our innovation we convince business, science, politics and society. We cooperate with selected partners.
We always want to belong to the three best technical universities in Germany.
We want to be, particularly in the fields of the future energy and mobility, communication and information, building and living an international leader.
We want to be so attractive that we can continuously increase our budget - in order to strengthen our profile and provide further incentives for excellent performance.
We are aware of our social responsibility for science and education. It is measure of our actions.
We are an autonomous university. We live ownership and willingness to change. So we create space for creativity and enthusiasm.
Cutting-edge research at the Technical University of Darmstadt
knows no compromises:
Strict selection criteria, tough competition and continuous evaluation guarantee permanent research at the highest level.
A strong evidence is the performance of the TU Darmstadt with the Excellence Initiative of the federal government and countries to develop cutting-edge research.
Research priorities as the Cluster of Excellence Smart Interfaces: Understanding and Designing Fluid Boundaries " and the Graduate School Graduate School of Computational Engineering "Beyond Traditional Sciences" are particular strengths. Interdisciplinary be bundled Skills: In an infrastructure for effective research. Moreover, political scientists, the TU Darmstadt in the humanities and social excellence cluster "Formation of Normative Orders" at the Goethe University in Frankfurt involved. In addition, several bodies of the University as the Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (Cased) and AdRIA by LOEWE, the Hessian- offensive to the development of Scientific and Economic Excellence encouraged.
Who is at the Technical University of Darmstadt as a student enrolls or applies as young scientists may place high demands, but must also ask yourself expectations. rankings underscore our position.
Competence, the TU Darmstadt in the IT technology is what, appeared recently at the third National IT Summit, which took place in 2008 in Darmstadt, where the TU Darmstadt with a presentation of their research expertise in this area was represented. Visit the website for the third National IT Summit in Darmstadt.