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