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Technische UniversitÓ“t Dresden

At a Glance

The TU Dresden, a Belmont Exchange partner,  is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university." With about 37,000 students, TUD is the largest university in Saxony today. Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university.

Program Term 

Dates vary from year to year, but terms typically follow the following timeline:

* Summer Semester: Mid April – Late July

* Winter Semester: Early October – Early February

Language Requirement

German language and culture

Areas of Study

German language and culture


About half of the university’s 35 dormitories have been renovated thus far in an ongoing project. The renovated halls provide up-to-date, modern facilities - modern bathrooms and common kitchens, personal internet access, sports- and leisure facilities as well as student clubs. Students apply for rooms at the Studentenwerk Dresden after having been admitted to the university.

Student Life

There are sports, fitness and table tennis rooms in many of the residence halls. There are barbecue facilities on campus and nearby parks for jogging or skating. TU Dresden has about 20 student clubs, most of which are found in the residence halls. The clubs offer outings to discos, karaoke, slide shows or evenings organized by foreign students.


Dresden is the capital city of Saxony in eastern Germany. It is situated in a valley on the River Elbe near the Czech border.

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Regine Schwarzmeier