– Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)  –

is one of the largest technical universities in Germany and one of the leading and most dynamic institutions in the country. 

With 17 faculties in five Schools, it offers a wide range of 124 degree courses and covers a broad research spectrum. Its focuses Health Sciences, Biomedicine & Bioengineering, Information Technology & Microelectronics, Smart Materials & Structures, Energy, Mobility & Environment as well as Culture & Societal Change, which are considered exemplary in Germany and throughout Europe.
TU Dresden is a member of TU9, a consortium of the nine leading German Institutes of Technology. The university is one of eleven German universities that succeeded in the Excellence Initiative in 2012, thus getting the title of a “University of Excellence” and remained as one till today. Also, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Engineering and Technology Ranking, the university ranked one of the tenth best universities in Germany.


The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering formed up into the Faculties of Architecture, Civil Engineering Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Transportation and Traffic Sciences, and Business and Economics to strengthen their interdisciplinary cooperation and coordination in teaching, research, and administration.

Based on the strategic research priority areas of TU Dresden the diverse research activities at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering focus on providing solutions to global mega-challenges such as climatic change, demographic growth and urban development, sustainable usage of resources, and mobility.

Fields of research and studies are:

  • water management
  • energy
  • mobility (e. g. e-mobility, automated and networked mobility (systems) & Big Data)
  • environment
  • future cities