Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden) is a public research university, the largest higher education institution in the city of Dresden and one of the 10 largest universities in Germany. There are approximately 32,000 students from more than 125 countries study at TU Dresden, across a wide range of disciplines and an academic culture that promotes interdisciplinary study.
Dresden is one of the most visited cities in Germany and is celebrated for it’s arts and the classic architecture of its old town, which has been reconstructed post WWII. Beyond the historical buildings and impressive architecture, the cities location on the river Elbe give it a distinctive, diverse and vibrant culture – which make Dresden a great destination to spend a year abroad!
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with TU Dresden allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
A number of modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at TU Dresden
Learn more about campus activities and events
TU Dresden offers a wide range of events such as City tour on DVB tram, Workshops, City Rally – a day up on the towers of Dresden and many more. TU Dresden also has a Sports Centre where over 500 trainers supervise sports courses, tournaments, and events. You will find swimming, ice skating, dancing and of course their fitness facilities and classes. Students can also try something different such as less well-known martial arts styles such as Silat, the Indonesian Kung Fu or Xingyiquan, one of the oldest martial arts in China. In addition, Dresden has a wide range of student clubs which offer parties, concerts and game evenings with low student entry and beverage prices.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Germany tend to be lower than those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Germany: