If you’re interested in a university degree programme, you might have a lot of questions: What should I study? How do I know which programme is right for me? And how am I supposed to choose among all these options?
The good news is that you’re not alone! This is why we decided to start #studentsofTUdarmstadt.
The #studentsofTUdarmstadt know how hard it can be to make important life decisions sometimes, because they’ve already been through it all.
We think there are no better advisors out there. Together with advisors from Zentrale Studienberatung und -orientierung, they make an unbeatable team!
Internationality is very important at TU Darmstadt! It is therefore not surprising that the university has joined forces with six other European partner universities to form the Unite! network at the end of 2019. In this article, #studentsofTUdarmstadt and Unite! representatives talk about the advantages Unite! can offer in student life.
Gaining practical experience during your studies: Sure, almost all students want that. But do you want to start your own company right away? Yes, why not? If you have a cool business idea and want to create a start-up, HIGHEST can ideally support you. The comprehensive service and consulting options support you with questions and advise you on financing. As an innovation and start-up center of the TU Darmstadt, HIGHEST offers you free and confidential advice.
Unfortunately, women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) are still more or less in the minority. Nevertheless, that does not mean anything, as four female students from different fields of study will display here. They share their stories and what they experienced studying a degree programme as a woman that is stereotypically studied by men.
Every semester ends with an examination period. Since the next exam period will soon begin again, we, the studentsofTUdarmstadt team, have created an overview of all exam formats. At the moment, many exams take place virtually. Online exams bring new challenges with them and are different from what you are used to. Therefore, we have summarised our experiences and collected tips and tricks for you so that you are perfectly prepared for your next exams.
As we’re getting closer to the exam period at TU Darmstadt, you might have been wondering how you can succeed in the upcoming written exams and achieve a better result overall. How can you perform more efficiently in the written exams, in their new format, especially during these corona times? Here, I’ll guide you through some useful and simple tips to significantly enhance your productivity during the revision period and help you with your studies. As a student at TU Darmstadt, I would like to share with you my easy-to-follow tips.
Artificial intelligence – a big word with greater meaning! Humanoid robots, self-learning machines, all-knowing computer systems – everybody has their own associations. We will be presenting you thrilling projects at TU Darmstadt and why every study programme can have something to do with AI!
The Rhine-Main region is almost notorious for its turbulent housing market. But don't worry, in international comparison, renting in Germany is not bad at all! So whether you're interested in your own apartment, a shared apartment, a dorm, or are still completely undecided – we've summarized the different options for you in our #studentsofTUdarmstadt Housing Guide!
Mechanical Engineering and sustainability: Can this be brought together? At TU Darmstadt it can, because our mechanical engineering programme is super versatile and offers lots of opportunities to research and develop future technologies or increase the efficiency of existing processes. And that's why mechanical engineering at TU Darmstadt is now called Mechanical Engineering – Sustainable Engineering! Theresa, Erik and Marvin are here to tell you everything about the exciting Bachelor's programme – from tips for first-year students to research on innovative energy conversion processes.
The concept of sustainability plays a major role at TU Darmstadt – not only as a guiding principle in everyday university life. Various study programmes and research focuses are concerned with the development of sustainable technologies that allow us to use our resources responsibly.
A robotics seminar here, a medical technology placement there – doesn’t sound much like electrical engineering and information technology, does it? We’re here to clear things up! This department comprises an unbelievable amount of exciting technical areas with a special focus on practical and future-orientated content. So, it’s definitely worth taking a closer look at electrical engineering. Do you want to find out more? Then let’s go!
“Mat Sci“, what‘s that?! Well, it’s Materials Science! What may sound rather unspectacular at first is actually pure natural science power. So, we shouldn’t ask what Materials Science can do, but rather what it can't do: From electromobility to 3D-printed organs – sciene is being tackled at every turn and innovative solutions are being developed for our future. Sounds interesting? Then let's dive deeper!
Big things sometimes come in small packages! The interdisciplinary Materials Science degree course at the Materials and Earth Sciences department comprises not one, but all STEM disciplines, with a focus on physics and chemistry. We interviewed some of our #studentsofTUdarmstadt to find out what this means for you on a daily basis and what opportunities are available after your degree. Are you ready for pure science power? Then let’s go!
Artificial intelligence, energy transition, biomedical engineering: technology across all sectors is being developed at a rapid pace! Do you also want to be a part of technological progress? Then you’ve found the perfect department here: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.
In the spring of 2020, German universities switched to digital learning with haste – including TU Darmstadt. For some departments that heavily worked with students in the lab, this transition was a difficult feat! And certainly no one would have expected that there would be almost exclusively online events to this day. Which is why we would like to know: How did the #studentsofTUdarmstadt experience their digital semester between video conferencing, online teaching materials, and self-study? Six students from TU Darmstadt report their experiences.
Feeling worn and stressed out? Not having enough motivation and energy to combat the stress? If YES is your answer, then know that you are not alone! You are seen, we are feeling you and we are with you. We, Students Of TU Darmstadt wanted to throw a glance at this very important subject.
Explore Darmstadt together with the Ambassadors. The #studentsofTUdarmstadt show you their favourite places!
Lara Wietschorke, Michelle Martinussen, and Jennifer Stark are young entrepreneurs in the games industry: Supported by many players at the TU Darmstadt, they decided to take the big leap into entrepreneurship utilizing the EXIST-Gründerstipendium. Sounds like an adventure? The three founders tell us about their journey.
Writing a term paper may indeed seem overcomplicated and a bit scary. At least it always does for us, Masha, Catalina and Sooyeong, when we are about to start writing one. But once we have done the first step, we actually get a taste of it and when the work is completed, we can benefit from the feeling that we have done a good job and learned a lot of useful stuff. That’s why we are sharing a few tips on how to manage your term paper.
You have to do a presentation? But you’re still floundering and wondering where to start? Don't worry, we’ve got you covered! StudentsofTUdarmstadt thought of you! Ons and Aravind have prepared their top tips for presenting like a boss.
Women and technology? Well, absolutely! Where once near exclusively men were found, today an increasing number of women in STEM fields are determining technical developments and scientific progress – and that's a good thing. Do you want to know what it's like to enter the STEM field at TU Darmstadt as a woman? Here you'll find the answer from 5 women who are part of our #studentsofTUdarmstadt community.
Mechatronics student Satoshi Suga wanted to go abroad during his studies at TU Darmstadt, preferably to Japan – also to explore his roots. The Future Leaders Scholarship was the perfect combination of a semester abroad and an internship for him!
There’s a new course of studies at TU Darmstadt! Anna-Lena is currently studying the brand-new Master’s programme Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at the Department of Law and Economics. Find out how the degree programme can get you on the right track to starting up and running your own company, and how it can help prepare you for the future.
Still looking for the perfect university? For us it is clear that TU Darmstadt has everything that an absolute dream university needs. We'll give you our top five reasons for starting your studies in Darmstadt – and we'll do it with ease. Sit back and let us convince you of the advantages of TU Darmstadt.
It's really not easy to focus on exams right now. Julia can relate to that. Some days are better and others worse, but she tries to see it as an opportunity. She is learning to manage her own schedule and tasks, and she saves time because she doesn't have to commute to uni (even though she would like to). Student of TU Darmstadt Julia has more tips for in her new blog post!
are better and others worse, but she tries to see it as an opportunity. She is learning to manage her own schedule and tasks, and she saves time because she doesn't have to commute to uni (even though she would like to). Student of TU Darmstadt Julia has more tips for in her new blog post!
Studying abroad is a big step and many people worry that they won’t get to grips in the foreign country, or make new connections. TU Darmstadt provides a lot of support for international students.
If you’ve decided to study at a German university, congratulations: Universities are state funded. A real rarity in the world today. But of course, you’ll still need money during your time at university in order to afford your student life. Do you want to know what TU Darmstadt offers for financing your dream degree? Then this article is for you!
Passenger jets made from paper, infinitely usable moon energy, and people with superpowers like Iron Man – that probably sounds like science fiction to you, but in fact, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is currently doing research on these and many other topics! After all, mechanical engineering is so much more than just cars and gears. I'll tell you all about what it takes and how you can work on solutions for a livable world of tomorrow during your studies
Thinking about doing your master's degree at TU Darmstadt? Great idea! Besides exciting programmes, it’s the top rankings and tons of interesting companies and research institutes that make Darmstadt an incredibly attractive place to both study and work. And what about if you’re thinking of starting your own business? Again, TU Darmstadt is the right place for you. Read on to find out how the university can support you getting a start-up going.
While searching for the right university for me in Germany, I quickly decided on TU Darmstadt because of its top ratings. After doing a little research it became clear that this city in southern Hessen has a lot to offer. Lots of well-known companies and research institutions are located here – which is a really excellent perspective for me as an international student. What makes Darmstadt so interesting as a place to go to university and as a business location? Let me tell you!
Finding the right degree isn’t always easy, but I was lucky with my choice of university. TU Darmstadt has the perfect mix of tradition and innovation! For over 140 years, the university has been highly respected in the field of engineering, and is counted as among the top group of technical universities internationally. So, this is naturally one of the reasons why I chose Darmstadt and its TU. Do you want to find out more about the history and the future of TU Darmstadt? Then you’ve come to the right place.
TU Darmstadt has something very special to offer its master’s students: English-language programmes such as Sustainable Urban Development or Cognitive Science are especially attractive options for international students to do a degree in English in their desired field. Would you like to find out more about these special master’s degree programmes at TU Darmstadt? Then you’re in the right place!
Anyone who’s interested in universities knows: TU Darmstadt has been ranked one of the top universities by several different rankings for many years. But let's be honest, a few more aspects are important when finding the right university – a programme that is forward-thinking and research-oriented while giving you excellent job prospects once you graduate. That was definitely an important aspect for me when I chose my university! Do you want to know more about how I came to my decision?
For international students, studying at TU Darmstadt is of course much more than just lectures, studying and exams. TU Darmstadt offers you many opportunities to experience German culture, get in touch with other students and enjoy your free time together.
You’ve already decided what degree programme to take and now you’re wondering whether you should maybe spend some time abroad? Great idea! TU Darmstadt has a lot on offer for students: ranging from a semester abroad in Europe as part of the Erasmus+ programme or at one of its partner universities worldwide, through to summer or winter schools, internships, all the way up to double degree programmes.
"That's what nerds in plaid shirts major in!" There are plenty of clichés about majoring in mechanical engineering! But is there any truth to them? Reason enough to speak with students, who know what it's like: our #studentsofTUdarmstadt Imke, Stefan, Maximilian and Leonardo!
For me, the college experience is more than just going to lectures and studying, but everything else that is going on around me. The TU Darmstadt has a wide variety of extracurricular activities, which makes it very easy to meet new people, take part in different sports and pursue your interests in different clubs. In the current Corona crisis, the university has managed to create an online alternative for several activities. Do you want to know more? Perfect, then you've come to the right place!
When you think about the college experience, it's not just about the actual hours you spend on campus. For me, it’s much more than that: enjoying the freedom in this phase of your life, exploring the city you live in and experiencing lots of exciting stuff in your spare time. My time at TU Darmstadt combines all these aspects quite well, because Darmstadt and all of TU Darmstadt’s diverse extracurricular activities really have a lot to offer. Would you like to learn a little more about student life in the city of science in southern Hessen? Then you’re in the right place!
Studying at TU Darmstadt can give you the best head start to your career. The university offers practice-oriented, interdisciplinary, and future-oriented programmes, plus tons of support to help you land your dream job. I'll tell you right here what those opportunities are!
The Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) at TU Darmstadt advises prospective and current students on all areas related to university– from finding the right programme through the application process to planning and organising their studies!
Do you have any questions? The ZSB team would be happy to help you! They are currently available via e-mail, and also personally by phone and Zoom. You can find out more about the ZSB and how to contact them in our ZSB info post.