Since its foundation in 1877, TU Darmstadt has played its part in addressing the urgent issues of the future with outstanding research and teaching.
TU Darmstadt focuses on selected problem areas which are represented in the university’s research profile: Thermo-fluids and combustion engineering, new materials, matter and radiation science, integrated product and production technology, and the future internet. Technology is at the heart of all our disciplines at TU Darmstadt. The natural sciences as well as social sciences and humanities cooperate closely with engineering.
Our students learn to combine excellent research and practical applicability from the very beginning. Our scientists conduct seminal basic research and creatively transfer their insights into technological solutions. The technology they create fits smartly into complex operating environments.
TU Darmstadt is a well-respected and internationally recognised university by tradition. As one of the universities in Germany with the highest number of foreign students TU Darmstadt follows its ambitious internationalization strategy in order to enhance the international and intercultural skills of the students and attract international master’s students and foreign scientists.
In renowned rankings by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung (CHE), as well as polls of the personnel directors of major corporations, its leadership in research, academic excellence, and its qualification of graduates for top jobs and successful careers has been consistently corroborated.