Berlin is home to renowned universities, research institutes, orchestras, museums, and celebrities, as well as host of many sporting events. Its urban settings and historical legacy have made it a popular location for international film productions. The city is well renowned for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts, public transportation networks and a high quality of living.
Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. Its economy is primarily based on the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, media corporations, and convention venues. Berlin also serves as a continental hub for air and rail transport,and is a popular tourist destination. Significant industries include IT, pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, electronics, traffic engineering, and renewable energy.
29510 students, including 5988 students from other countries 7 Schools 320 Professors 15 Junior Professors 2364 Research associates 2668 Externally-funded positions 90 Courses of study 2038 Staff in administration, libraries, central institutions and workshops 264.8 million euro in state subsidies for the year 2010 125 million euro in external funding for the year 2009 Average of 30 habilitations and 400 doctoral degrees granted each year Approximately 150 trainees each year in 16 professions
TU Berlin students involved in the “FaSTTUBe Project” built their own race car in hopes of winning the competition “Formula Student” With about 29.500 students, the TU Berlin is one of the largest universities of technology in Germany. The TU Berlin strives to promote the dissemination of knowledge and to facilitate technological progress through adherence to the core principles of excellence and quality. Strong regional, national and international networking with partners in science and industry are an important aspect in these endeavors