Freiberg University of Mining and Technology

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About Freiberg University of Mining and Technology

According to Wikipedia, The Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg is a public university of technology with about 4,300 students in the city of Freiberg, Saxony, Germany. The 2021 QS World University Rankings by subject rated TU Bergakademie Freiberg No. 17 for Mineral and Mining worldwide and No. 3 in within Europe. The Center for World University Rankings ranked TU Freiberg 64th among German universities on research performance. Established in 1765 by Prince Franz Xaver, regent of Saxony, based on plans by Friedrich Wilhelm von Oppel and Friedrich Anton von Heynitz, it is the oldest university of mining and metallurgy in the world. The chemical elements indium and germanium were discovered by scientists of Freiberg University. The polymath Alexander von Humboldt studied mining at the Bergakademie from 1791 to 1792, as did the poet Novalis from 1797 to 1799.

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What Is Freiberg University of Mining and Technology Known For?

Freiberg University of Mining and Technology is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Freiberg University of Mining and Technology's Most Influential Alumni?

Freiberg University of Mining and Technology's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Chemistry, and Biology. Here are some of Freiberg University of Mining and Technology's most famous alumni:

Alexander von Humboldt
Alexander von Humboldt
A Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer .
Novalis
Novalis
A German poet and writer.
Friedrich Mohs
Friedrich Mohs
A German geologist and mineralogist .
Abraham Gottlob Werner
Abraham Gottlob Werner
A German geologist.
Clemens Winkler
Clemens Winkler
A German chemist .
Ernst Engel
Ernst Engel
A German statistician and economist .
Theodor Körner
Theodor Körner
A German poet.
Paul Heinrich von Groth
Paul Heinrich von Groth
A German mineralogist.
Rudolf Samoylovich
Rudolf Samoylovich
A Soviet polar explorer.
Victor Mordechai Goldschmidt
Victor Mordechai Goldschmidt
A German scientist.
Lewis Gordon
A British civil engineer.
Waldemar Lindgren
Waldemar Lindgren
An American geologist .

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