An international university
Chemnitz University of Technology offers outstanding education to its students,
providing them with various and attractive career prospects.
Every year, more than 750 foreign students from over 70 countries are enrolled
at the university. They are supported by the International
Office (Internationales Universitätszentrum), which is in charge of
areas like „Studying in Germany“, „Study and Internship abroad“ as
well as „Support of scientist mobility“.
Due to numerous exchange programs, you can meet students from Chemnitz all
over the world. The CUT holds partnerships with more than 100 universities
on all continents to support the internationalization of university training.
The new Saxon-Czech University Center (Sächsisch-Tschechisches Hochschulzentrum)
at CUT is one of several means to extend the already very good relationships
to universities in neighboring countries. The Middle Eastern Europe competence
of the university is further emphasized by our new European Studies programs.
Training with future prospects
Research oriented learning – this is one of the main characteristics
of the university training at Chemnitz University of Technology. Numerous interdisciplinary
courses are shaped by several research fields. The Bachelor's and Master's
Course „Computational Science“, for example, comprises Mathematics,
Computer Science and Natural Sciences; Media Communication consists of Technology,
Economics, and Journalism.
At CUT, the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
-DAAD) established the first integrated international Master's and Postgraduate
Course „Mathematics“ in Germany. After four semesters students
can earn an internationally acknowledged Master's Degree, followed by a Postgraduate
Degree after six more semesters.
By 2007, the present degree system will have been transformed into a dual degree
system with all courses offered at CUT leading to internationally acknowledged
Bachelor's and Master's Degrees. More internationality, comparability and practical
relevance are but some advantages of this dual degree system within the European
The Chemnitz University of Technology has elaborated a future-oriented concept
for development which ensures uniqueness and emphasizes the university’s
strong points. It supports research structures beyond the boundaries of individual
faculties at CUT.
Six research profiles express the interdisciplinarity of the university:
- New Materials
- Life Cycle Production
- Microelectronics & Micro-electromechanical systems
- Customer orientation in value chain networks
- Communication, Media, Technology
- Modeling, Simulation, High Performance Computing