Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 10000 Students
  • Public University
Chemnitz, Germany
Chemnitz University of Technology or Technische Universität Chemnitz was found in 1836 in Germany. At first it was called Royal Mercantile College. It became a technical university in 1836. At present there are 10000 students and 1700 staffs in this university. The promotion of young scientist by interdisciplinary, liberal and productive dialogue and strong commitment has made this university unique among others. It offers scientific-based education. Chemnitz University of Technology is not going alone, it has partnership with more than 120 universities world-wide, they exchange research, teaching and further education policies. The university is also involved in exchanging programs for lecturers, researchers and students. They have extraordinary participation in the economic, cultural and societal development of the region. It is an equal opportunity university, where female students and scientist get their chances same as their fellow male students. There are eight departments in this university: Natural

About Chemnitz University of Technology

Innovation has a strong tradition in Chemnitz. The foundations for the close link between engineering, science and culture in the south-west of Saxony, which still has a determining influence on study and research at CUT, go back to the 16th century. What is now CUT had its foundation with the establishment of the Royal Mercantile College (Königliche Gewerbschule) in 1836, which catered to the region's demand for a well-trained workforce.

In 1900, the year the number of students hit the 1,000 mark for the first time, the status of Royal Technical Academy (Königliche Gewerbeakademie) was awarded to the school. The number of students who studied Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering at the College of Mechanical Engineering, as the school was called after the World Wars, continued to increase steadily and received a new boost in 1986, when the college was recognized as Technical University.

In 1992 and 1993, two new faculties were established the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences were added to the traditional Faculties of Sciences and Technology, and the university has since then been able to present a wide educational spectrum to its students. At the moment there are more than 10,300 registered students, following in the footsteps of famous scientists and scholars such as Adolf Ferdinand Weinhold (1841-1917, inventor of the Thermos flask) or Carl von Bach (1847-1931) and Clemens Winkler (1838-1904, who discovered the chemical element Germanium). They among others laid the foundations for CUTs strong emphasis on research as well as implementation which are continued today, mainly concentrating on developing and pace-making fields like TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT and COMMUNICATION.

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