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1 Technische Universität Braunschweig

2 Technische Universität Braunschweig
1 university 6 schools 64 degree programmes 124 institutes 2,000 scientists 3,380 university employees 3,800 first semester students (each year) 16,300 students 78,000,000 euros in outside funding 287,000,000 euros in overall budget

3 History 1745 The Collegium Carolinum, a new type of educational institution between secondary school and university, is established The institute is renamed Ducal Polytechnic School (Herzogliche Technische Hochschule Carolo-Wilhelmina, or TH for short) After the establishment of a Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the TH is renamed Technische Universität The Teacher Training College is incorporated into TU Braunschweig.

4 History 2006 Creation of TU9, an association of the nine leading German universities of technology Braunschweig is named »City of Science 2007« Foundation of the Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF) Foundation of the Niedersächsische Technische Hochschule (NTH) Foundation of the Campus Forschungsflughafen Foundation of the Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology Funding authorised to create the Centre for Plasma Technology Funding authorised to create the Open Hybrid LabFactory Research Campus Funding authorised to create the Research Centre for Nanometrology.

5 Good reasons for choosing TU Braunschweig
An excellent reputation and a long tradition – since 1745 The university with the broadest range of engineering courses in Northern Germany Top-notch connections in Europe’s number one research region Jobs and research projects at local research institutes and companies First-rate contacts with the industry and hands-on training Short distances between the TU’s campuses in the vibrant city of Braunschweig

6 6 Schools Carl-Friedrich Gauß: Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Administration and Social Sciences Life Sciences Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics Humanities and Educational Sciences

7 Carolo-Wilhelmina Research Centres
Mobility Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF) Open Hybrid LabFactory Campus Forschungsflughafen (CFF) InfeCtionS and active agents Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology (BRICS) Centre for Pharmaceutical Process Engineering (PVZ) Nanometrology Laboratory for Emerging Nanometrology and Analytics (LENA)

8 Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Administration, Social Sciences
Degree Programmes Business Informatics (Bachelor, Master) Computational Sciences in Engineering (Master) Computer Science (Bachelor, Master) Information and Systems Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Integrated Social Sciences (Bachelor) Internet Technologies and Information Systems (Master) Mathematics (Bachelor, Master) Mathematics in Finance and Industry (Bachelor, Master) Media Technology and Communication (Master) Media Sciences (Bachelor) Mobility and Transportation (Bachelor, Master) Organization, Governance, Education (Master) Personal Development in Business (Certificate) Technology-orientated Management (Master)

9 Life Sciences Degree Programmes Biology (Bachelor, Master)
Biotechnology (Bachelor, Master) Chemical Biology (Master) Chemistry (Bachelor, Master) Food Chemistry (Staatsexamen) Pharmacy (Staatsexamen) Psychology (Bachelor, Master) Psychotherapy (Approbation)

10 Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Sciences
Degree Programmes Architecture (Bachelor, Master) Architecture+ (Bachelor) Civil Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Computational Sciences in Engineering (Master) Environmental Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Geoecology (Bachelor, Master) Industrial and Civil Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Mobility and Transportation (Bachelor, Master) ProWater (Master) Sustainable Design (Master)

11 Mechanical Engineering
Degree Programmes Aerospace Engineering (Master) Automotive Engineering (Master) Bioengineering (Bachelor, Master) Industrial and Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Mobility and Transportation (Bachelor, Master)

12 Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics
Degree Programmes Computer Systems Technology (Bachelor, Master) Electrical Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Industrial and Electrical Engineering (Bachelor, Master) Physics (Bachelor, Master)

13 Humanities and Educational Sciences
Degree Programmes 2-subject Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.Sc.) Educational Sciences (Bachelor) Culture of the Technical-Scientific World (Master) Organization, Governance, Education (Master) Teacher Training Course – Grund- und Hauptschule (Master) Teacher Training Course – Realschule (Master) Teacher Training Course – Gymnasium (Master)

14 International Top-notch connections:
1,780 international students from more than 100 countries study at TU Braunschweig They make up 11 per cent of the student body. Top-notch connections: 300 partner universities around the world 250 cooperation programmes with European universities (Erasmus) Key exchange partners: Europe, USA, Canada, South America, China and Japan

15 Europe’s Number 1 Research Region
4 higher education institutions TU Braunschweig, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, Ostfalia Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, TU Clausthal 18 non-academic research institutes 9 of which are either federal research facilities or federal offices: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Fraunhofer-Institut für Holzforschung – Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut (WKI), Fraunhofer-Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik (IST), Georg-Eckert-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung (GEI), Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung (HZI), Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut (vTI), Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Luftfahrtbundesamt, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) 7 cultural and cultural dissemination institutes i.a. Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Herzog August Bibliothek, phæno Science-Center More than 50 companies with research departments i.a. Volkswagen AG, Siemens AG, Salzgitter AG, Intel GmbH

16 Europe’s Number 1 Research Region
Braunschweig is Europe’s most active research region Braunschweig is the top region for innovation with the highest level of research and development expenditures in Europe (Eurostat, 2011). Braunschweig is ranked first in the nation for the number of inhabitants working in science (Zukunftsatlas, 2010). Number 1 in Lower Saxony Number 2 in Northern Germany Number 8 in the list of Germany’s most dynamic cities (annual comparison of the 50 largest cities in Germany)

17 The City of Braunschweig – university and life style
a population of roughly 250,000 a rich historical past, exciting present and high-tech focused future both historically and presently, the heart of the region a dynamic location for trade and economy vibrant cultural life an exceptional research and science landscape

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