Technische Universität Braunschweig lies in the heart of one of Europe's most active research regions. Approximately 20,000 students and 3,500 staff members make up its community. Disciplines include a comprehensive engineering and strong natural sciences, closely linked with humanities, business and social sciences.
The vast spectrum of teaching and research activities enjoy the use of state-of-the-art facilities. E-Mobility, quiet, low-emission aircraft, active agents for combating infectious diseases, personalized medications, measurement engineering for nanotechnology, or strategies for the city of the future: by focusing its research activities in these areas, the Technische Universität contributes significantly to the challenges facing society today.
The name "Carolo-Wilhelmina" stems from the founders of Technische Universität Braunschweig, Dukes Carl and Wilhelm. In 1745 Carl founded the Collegium Carolinum thus laying the foundations for the technical university.