Archive "Press releases"


BTU project for study orientation can be university pearl of the year - our SMS voting on January 19/20 decides!

The project "" has been nominated by the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany for the University Pearl of the Year 2021. Voting will take place for 24 hours, from 12 noon on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, until 12 noon on Thursday, January 20. Only during this time, a valid SMS with the content H07 (H zero 7) can be sent to the mobile number 0177 178 22 77.

Flyer for the voting for the university pearl. Copyright: Günther Woog


Master-Study Programme “World Heritage Studies” goes online

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg will offer* its first online study programme this winter semester 2021/22 (*on the condition of approval by the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the federal state Brandenburg). The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), is funding this new international study option

WHS students in front of the State Theatre in Cottbus


Ice-free parking spaces thanks to heated concrete

BTU researchers of the Chair of Polymer-Based Lightweight Design, together with cooperation partners from Hamburg, have succeeded in developing a heated concrete prototype and successfully putting it into operation.

View of the car park through the thermal imaging camera


How long will the Internet Corona last?

An international research team examines for the first time the impact of the Corona pandemic on the Internet infrastructure in several countries - and comes to reassuring conclusions.

Portrait Prof. Oliver Hohlfeld