Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg

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world rank  3121

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University Overview

Founded in 2013, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Senftenberg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Brandenburg. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cottbus. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur, Brandenburg (Ministry of Science, Research and Culture, Brandenburg), Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 5 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this German higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
Acronym BTU
Founded 2013 merger between Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus and Hochschule Lausitz both established in 1991
Motto Wir gestalten nachhaltige Zukunft
We create a sustainable future

University Location

Address Grossenhainer Strasse 57
Senftenberg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
01968 Brandenburg
T +49 (3573) 85 201
F +49 (3573) 85 209
Other locations Cottbus

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Grossenhainer Strasse 57
Senftenberg 01968
+49 (3573) 85287

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur, Brandenburg

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018