The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is one of the largest “Technische Universitäten” in Germany and one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany. As a full-curriculum university with 14 faculties in five schools it offers a broad variety of 133 disciplines and covers a wide research spectrum. Its focuses of Biomedicine, Bioengineering, Materials sciences, Information technology, Microelectronics as well as Energy and Environment are considered exemplary in Germany and throughout Europe.
Since 2012 TUD is officially one of the “Universities of Excellence”. Its core elements are the “Institutional Strategy”, the Clusters of Excellence “Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden” (cfaed), “Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD) and the Graduate School “Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering” (DIGS-BB).
About 36.000 students are enrolled at TUD – more than three times as many as in 1990 (11.220 students). Internationally, the TUD has earned a good reputation, about one eighths of its students come from abroad. Today, about 5.000 scientists from 70 countries are working at the Technische Universität Dresden.