Excellent basic research, combined with high practical relevance: This is what the TU Darmstadt stands for. And it attaches great importance to this: future-oriented topics, interdisciplinary cooperation, international networking, an excellent environment for young scientists, an efficient and innovative infrastructure.

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Profile Areas

TU Darmstadt bundles its excellent and globally visible research in six profile areas.

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Research Expertise of TU Darmstadt

At the heart of everything are outstanding scientists: they are just as much a part of the TU's research competence as are networking with partners and focuses on relevant future topics.

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Third-Party Funding at Technische Universität Darmstadt

History of third-party funding revenues at TU Darmstadt (in millions of euro).
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History of third-party funding revenues at TU Darmstadt (in millions of euro).

External funding at TU Darmstadt broken down by source (percentage).
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External funding at TU Darmstadt broken down by source (percentage).

The long-term growth and the volume of third-party funding provide clear evidence of the research strength of TU Darmstadt. Annual third-party funding has more than doubled in the last ten years alone and has stabilised at a high level. Third-party funds are primarily obtained through competitive processes in which the scientists at TU Darmstadt repeatedly prove their capabilities and the outstanding position of the university in national and European competition.

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Scientific Infrastructure

Excellent research and teaching succeed on the basis of a corresponding research and information infrastructure.

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Scientific Networks