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Freiberg Alumni Network

Welcome to Freiberg Alumni Network.

You have studied, researched, taught or worked at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg? Then you have come to the right place. You are a part of the university and we would like to stay in touch with you. The Freiberg Alumni Network, FAN for short, is the link to your former university.

If you register, you will stay informed, receive regular newsletters and can participate in special alumni events.

The motto of the Freiberg Alumni Network is: We stay in touch!


News | Aug. 25, 2023

Innovation in and for Lusatia

FOUR-UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CENTER FOR CLIMATE-NEUTRAL CIRCULAR ECONOMY AT SCHWARZE PUMPE SETS THE BENCHMARK FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND CLIMATE-PROOFING. The TU Bergakademie Freiberg participates in the research cluster CircEcon - Green Circular Economy in the sense of a sustainable development of the research and teaching on the circular economy carried out at the university.  Read more...
News | Aug. 2, 2023

Recovering precious metals from electrocatalysts: Scientists develop new process

Hydrogen from electrolysis with renewable energies is considered a key element of the energy transition. By means of catalysts, water is split into its components hydrogen and oxygen. The electrochemical reaction requires precious metals such as platinum, iridium or ruthenium as catalysts. How the recycling of these metals can be improved has been examined for three years by a European research project with the participation of TU Bergakademie Freiberg.  Read more...
News | July 31, 2023

Selective extraction – recovery of important industrial metals

Funded by Audi Environmental Foundation, a team of TU Bergakademie Freiberg is researching the recovery of strategically important raw materials. Indium, gallium or tin are not rare, but indispensable for modern technologies, such as semiconductor components or photovoltaic systems. The extraction of these metals is sometimes complex and therefore cost-intensive.  Read more...
News | July 24, 2023

University wins BGR Vice President Dr Volker Steinbach as honorary professor

The Rector of TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Prof. Dr Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht, presented the new Honorary Professor of Circular Economy at the Faculty of Economics with his appointment certificate at an EMerald Circular Economy Workshop in July 2023.  Read more...
News | May 28, 2023

Climate-neutral fuels for tomorrow's mobility: Testing e-fuels production in continuous operation

A consortium from research and industry, including teams from TU Bergakademie Freiberg and Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH (CAC), plans to produce a total of 380,000 litres of green petrol (e-fuel) over the next four years.  Read more...
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