Technische Universität Darmstadt
Technische Universität Darmstadt has been an internationally oriented university ever since its founding in 1877. Today, the university is host to about 16,000 national and 4,000 international students and cooperates with 108 partner universities all around the world. The faculty consists of 273 professors and 3,591 academic and non-academic staff members assisting them in research, education and administration.
The university enjoys an outstanding nationwide and international reputation for research and education and has been ranked as one of the top three universities of technology in Germany throughout the last several years. Its innovative power has earned the support of business, science, government and society. Its pioneering achievements and internationally recognized scholars have contributed to significant progress in many fields. The scientific disciplines and engineering fields are organized as follows: Civil Engineering and Geodesy
- Computational Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
- History and Social Sciences
- Information Systems Engineering
- Law and Economics
- Mechanical Engineering
- Materials and Earth Sciences
Darmstadt University of Technology is Germany's first autonomous public university. Its responsibility and flexibility are a source of creative freedom and enthusiasm, making it a great place for outstanding young scientists, creative individuals who have been put to the test in a competitive world. Among others, three Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft institutes enhance the city's position as a center for basic and applied research. Numerous multinational corporations and medium-sized companies domiciled in the area stand for progress and innovation. Darmstadt, the "City of Science", is thus also a "City of Inventors" that participates in various international programs and collaborations.
Department of Law and Economics
The Department of Law and Economics employs 21 professors and 120 research assistants supporting more than 3,000 students. It is characterized by its excellent joint Master/Bachelor programs in Engineering & Economics, which are continuously being ranked among the best programs of their kind in Germany, and whose graduates receive top marks from business and science alike.