While engineering and natural sciences are the main focus at TU Darmstadt, they cooperate closely with the prominent disciplines of humanities and social sciences. We bring these diverse academic cultures together in one distinctive profile which we continue to develop dynamically. We are renowned worldwide for our outstanding research in the highly relevant profile areas in which we specialise.
TU Darmstadt enters into partnerships on an equal footing with universities, research institutes and companies both in Germany and abroad in order to combine the outstanding expertise offered by all partners for the pursuit of a common goal. Our intensive transfer of knowledge is a decisive driver of industry and innovative strength in the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main metropolitan region. Through strategic collaborations and close relationships with society, we promote this region as an internationally renowned research area. Our Innovation and Start-up Centre promotes the entrepreneurial culture and allows ideas to successfully mature into start-ups. And TU Darmstadt has always been firmly anchored and inextricably linked to the City of Science Darmstadt.
Just as our cutting edge research has received numerous awards in competitions, our teaching has also been recognised for its innovative approach. Degree courses at TU Darmstadt focus very heavily on research, while at the same time preparing students for the requirements expected of them in the workplace. Our students become creative, discerning and open-minded as they complete their studies within a highly international network. In this way, we give them the qualifications they require for taking on demanding roles in the worlds of academia and business. A degree obtained at TU Darmstadt is a sign of quality and opens up ideal career opportunities. Our graduates are held in high esteem by companies.
At TU Darmstadt, young academics are offered a stimulating and exceptionally supportive environment for completing their doctorate or other academic qualifications. The university supports individual development and self-sufficiency as part of a clearly structured, reliable career path. The cooperative culture at TU Darmstadt is shaped by international teams, close interaction with partners outside of the university environment and our active interdisciplinary approach.
Due to its autonomous status and size, TU Darmstadt is able to remain particularly flexible and quickly take decisions, which allows it to develop the prerequisites for achieving performance at the highest level.