Why Physics at BTU?

  • Active research groups with numerous international connections and collaborations with non-university research institutes where students have the possibility to participate in research projects. 
  • Our lectures and lab courses are organised in small size groups with a family-like atmosphere.
  • BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg is among Top 10 universities in Germany in 2020 according to StudyCheck.de
  • If you don't have your bachelor degree yet but expect it in the coming months (before study begin at BTU), you can however apply for our programme.
  • Cottbus is located in the heart of Europe, close to major cities Berlin and Dresden (free transportation included in the student ticket).
  • Affordable on-campus living is available. International students are cordially welcome to BTU.
  • To support the integration of international students, BTU's Language Center is offering free-of-charge courses for students e.g. German as a Foreign Language.
  • Excellent sport opportunities directly on campus.

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