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.
TU Darmstadt bundles its excellent and globally visible research in six profile areas.
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.
Focused on future issues
Third-Party Funding at Technische Universität Darmstadt
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.
Early Career Researchers
At TU Darmstadt, talented and motivated young scientists find an outstanding environment under attractive employment and career conditions which they actively help form and in which they can optimally develop their potential.
The TU Darmstadt welcomes researchers from all over the world and supports them with questions about housing, organization and administration and offers practical help with non-scientific questions.
Successful in rankings
German Research Foundation’s Funding Atlas
In the engineering sciences, the TU is one of the highest performing universities in Germany when it comes to raising funds from the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Top positions for TU Darmstadt: International engineers enjoy spending their research time at the TU Darmstadt.
Excellent research and teaching succeed on the basis of a corresponding research and information infrastructure.