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International networks of teaching and researchOur international partners

The university and its academic staff are not only regional and national networkers: on the contrary, our staff are global players and work, research and cooperate in international networks. 

Of course, our students benefit from this international transfer of knowledge and technology. In cooperation with our university partners, we offer practical teaching in an international context and the opportunity to study abroad (exchange semesters and summer schools) in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.


International Partner Networks

Society of Mining Professors (SOMP)

(https://miningprofs.org/)

  • The roots of SOMP go back to the 18th century. Its predecessor, the "Society of Mining Science," was founded in 1762 by mining experts from 21 countries. The science surrounding mining had developed rapidly during this time and exchange became important to drive progress. An honorary member at the time: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

    Today's "Society of Mining Professors/Societät der Bergbaukunde", founded in 1990, visibly places itself with its name in the direct succession of its predecessor. The main objective then as now: to secure and exchange the scientific, technical and academic knowledge that is important for a sustainable supply of minerals to mankind. The Society currently has 287 researchers from 45 countries. They represent 178 research institutions around the world.

World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO)

(https://www.wfeo.org/)

  • Associated Memeber since 2017

  • WFEO is the internationally recognized and elected governing body for the engineering profession, working with national and other international institutions to contribute to the constructive solution of international and national problems for the benefit of humanity in the development and application of engineering.

    WFEO encourages all its national and international members to contribute to the global effort for a sustainable, just and peaceful world by providing an international perspective and mechanisms.

German Mining Network

(Das Netzwerk – German Mining Network)

  • Cooperation since 2021

  • The German Mining Network consists of eight international competence centers for mining and raw materials of the Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Peru, Southern Africa and China, as well as the German-Mongolian Business Association, the German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) and Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI). The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI) supports and flanks the network's activities. The Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) has a coordinating role.

 

International Mine Water Association

(imwa.info)

  • Cooperation since 2016
  • Conference participation, publications by several FZN staff members

 

European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI)

(FEANI |)

 

  • Cooperation since 2020

 

Network of Russian Mining Academies

  • Cooperation since 2018

ASEAN++

    Federation of European Mineral Programs

      International Social Security Association, Section Mining (ISSA Mining)

      International Society for Mine Surveying

       


        International partner universities


        China:

        中国矿业大学, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou

        (http://eng.cumt.edu.cn)

        • Cooperation since 1999
        • Cooperation in: education (School of Mineral and Energy Resources of CUMT and Department of Geo-Resources and Process Engineering at THGA); exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology; joint events e.g. APCOM 2001

         

        Chile:

        Universidad de Atacama, Copiapò

        (http://www.uda.cl/)

        • Cooperation since 2013
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching,;exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Colombia:

        Universidad Nacional de Colombia

        (http://unal.edu.co/en/)

        • Cooperation since 2015
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Great Britain:

        Glyndŵr University, Wrexham

        (www.newi.ac.uk)

        • Cooperation since 2003
        • Cooperation in: agreement on student exchange and exchange semester for students of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

         

        Japan:

        九州大学, Kyushu University, Fukuoka

        (www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/english)

        • Cooperation since 2011
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Kazakhstan:

        Қазақ Ұлттық Техникалық Университет, Kazakh National Technical University, Almaty

        (www.kazntu.kz/en)

        • Cooperation since 2010
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students, lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Columbia:

        Universidad Nacional de Colombia

        (http://unal.edu.co/en/)

        • Cooperation since 2015
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students, lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Kosovo:

        Universiteti i Mitrovicës "Isa Boletini", University of Mitrovica "Isa Boletini"

        (http://umib.net/)

        • Cooperation since 2015
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and young academics

         

        Mongolia:

        Монгол-Германы хамтарсан ашигт малтмал, технологийн их сургууль, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology, Nalaikh district, Ulaanbaatar

        (http://www.gmit.edu.mn/)

        • Cooperation since 2014
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Namibia:

        Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek

        (http://www.nust.na/)

        • Cooperation since 2011
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Peru:

        Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Lima

        (http://www.pucp.edu.pe/)

        • Cooperation since 2016
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching

         

        Poland:

        Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza (AGH), University of Science and Technology, Kraków

        (www.agh.edu.pl/en)

        • Cooperation since 1997
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in the fields of resources, mining, geo-engineering, surveying, mechanical and process engineering, energy and environment; exchange of students and lecturers; mining scholarships, education, accrediting study and exam performance

         

        Politechnika Slaska, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice

        (www.polsl.pl/en)

        • Cooperation since 1997
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in the fields of resources, mining, geo-engineering, surveying, mechanical and process engineering, energy and environment; exchange of students and lecturers; mining scholarships, education, accrediting study and exam performance

         

        Russia:

        Московский государственный горный университет, National University of Scienceand Technology MISIS

        (en.misis.ru)

        • Cooperation since 1998
        • Cooperating in: mining scholarships, study trips

         

        Кузбасский государственный технический университет имени Т.Ф. Горбачева, Kuzbass State Technical University

        (www.kuzstu.ru)

        • Cooperation since 2012
        • Cooperating in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students, lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Белгородский государственный технологический университет им. В.Г. Шухова, Belgorod State Technological University

        (www.en.bstu.ru)

        • Cooperation since 2014
        • Cooperating in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students, lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Санкт-Петербургский горный университет, Saint Petersburg Mining University

        (www.en.spmi.ru)

        • Cooperation since 2017
        • Cooperating in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students

         

        Оренбургский государственный университет – Orenburg State University

        (www.osu.ru/doc/2059)

        • Cooperation since 2017
        • Cooperating in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students, lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Самарский государственный экономический университет – Samara State University of Economics

        (www.sseu.ru/en)

        • Cooperation since 2016
        • Cooperating in: science, research and teaching, exchange of students, lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Государственный университет по землеустройству – State University for Land Use Planning

        (www.guz.ru)

        • Cooperation since 2017
        • Cooperating in: science, research and teaching (Surveying Engineering), exchange of students, lecturers

         

        Spain:

        Universidad de Oviedo, Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Oviedo

        (www.uniovi.es)

        • Cooperation since 1990
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in the fields of mining, electrical engineering, geo-engineering, surveying, mechanical and process engineering; exchange of students as part of the Erasmus+ programme and of lecturers; accrediting study and exam performance


        Universidad de Huelva UHU International

        (www.uhu.es)

        • Cooperation since 2018
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in the fields of mining, exchange of students as part of the Erasmus+ programme and of lecturers, accrediting study and exam performance

         
        Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

        (upm.es)

        • Cooperation since 2016
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in the fields of mining, exchange of students as part of the Erasmus+ programme and of lecturers, accrediting study and exam performance

         

        Thailand:

        จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

        (www.chula.ac.th/en)

        • Cooperation since 2015
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Turkey:

        İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul University

        (www.istanbul.edu.tr/english)

        • Cooperation since 1998
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in mining engineering, industrial rocks and minerals, geo-engineering (cooperation with the Department of Mining Engineering) and environmental and process engineering (Department of Environmental Engineering) at the university of Istanbul; education; exchange of students and lecturers, accrediting study and exam performance; opportunity to do a Master’s degree at the partner university


        Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi Zonguldak, Bülent Ecevit University Zonguldak

        (http://eng.beun.edu.tr/)

        • Cooperation since 2012
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology


        Celal Bayar Üniversitesi, Celal Bayar University, Manisa

        (http://www.cbu.edu.tr/eng/)

        • Cooperation since 2014
        • Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers, transfer of knowledge and technology

         

        Ukraine:

        Донецький національний технічний університет, Donetsk National Technical University

        (donntu.edu.ua)

        • Cooperation since 1997
        • Cooperation in: research and teaching in the fields of resources, mining, geo-engineering, surveying, mechanical and process engineering, energy and environment; exchange of students and lecturers; mining scholarships, education, accrediting study and exam performance

         

        Vietnam:

        Trường Đại học Mỏ - Địa chất, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology

        (www.humg.edu.vn/en)

        •  Cooperation since 2010
        •  Cooperation in: science, research and teaching; exchange of students and lecturers; transfer of knowledge and technology