Press releases

Insights into the world of planning and building - Open Faculty Day

Faculty 6 of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Planning at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) invites prospective students to immerse themselves in the world of planning and construction on Friday, March 1, 2024, from 12 noon: Students will present results from the winter semester 2023/24 in the faculty's studios.

Students during a presentation

Textile innovations for outpatient healthcare

Therapy scientists at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) are investigating the use of future technologies for successful ageing. In a new project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and focusing on Upper Lusatia, the university is working closely with companies.

Prof. Dr. Sven Michel working at his PC.

Experience the future - here and now at DLR_School_Lab

The 16 school laboratories of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) across Germany, including the still young DLR_School_Lab at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU), have so far recorded a total of 500,000 participants in their experiments. They have now celebrated this together.

Pupils from Cottbus Max-Steenbeck-Gymnasium and their physics teacher Martin Wähner (right) in the DLR_School_Lab BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

BTU team Lausitz Dynamics energy-efficiently on course for France

Once again, students from the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) are competing in one of the world's largest energy efficiency competitions. With their battery-powered vehicle LaDyGator, they want to face the international competition in Nogaro in the south of France from May 19 to 24, 2024.

The current Lausitz Dynamics team, standing in front of and behind their vehicle.

The hands-on project "Discover soil" provides information

The new dates have been set: in Spremberg and Welzow, other interested parties can now find out more about the project and take part in the investigations into soil quality in Lusatia. The Citizen Science project also aims to raise awareness of environmental issues and sensible soil use.

during soil extraction

"The most important thing is the question of scientific knowledge"

Prof. Dr. Julia von Maltzahn has been head of the new Chair of Stem Cell Biology of Aging at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) since April 2022. Her great commitment to research, teaching and promoting young talent, as well as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, are the occasion to introduce the scientist.

Portrait photo of Prof. Dr. Julia von Maltzahn.

Open BTU Lecture: The path to the structural break in 1990

The public lectures and discussion will focus on the historical processes of structural upheaval in Lusatia. The event will take place as part of the "Open BTU" lecture series on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 5:30 p.m., in Audimax 1 at the university's main campus in Cottbus (Konrad-Wachsmann-Allee 3).

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