Clausthal University

Claustal Technical University or TUC in English Claustall University of Technology is a German technical university located in the German city of Clostal in the state of Lower Saxony, Claustal Zillerfeld is a small city with a population of about 16,000 people, it is a wonderful area located between a beautiful mountain range, a quiet city that fascinates you with its landscapes, this tranquility helps you as a student to focus on your studies and provides a very good environment for study and success, around the town of Clostal there are about 60 lakes in which you can swim during the summer, it is A city known throughout history in Germany as a coal mine, Claustall is 100 km from Hannover, 240 km from Hamburg, 290 km from Berlin and 300 km from Frankfurt.

Claustall University of Technology
Claustall University of Technology

About Claustall University

Founded in 1775, the Technical University of Claustall is a German public non-profit university.

  • This university offers courses for all degrees, from bachelor's to master's and doctoral degrees in many fields.
  • The Technical University of Claustall is one of the small universities in Germany, with a student population of only about 5,000 students, and Claustall University has been ranked according to the CHE Rankings, a German ranking of German universities, as one of the best universities in Germany that teach engineering.
  • Claustall University is known for its disciplines such as oil and gas studies, mining technology and exploration.
  • The university has received numerous awards for its research in these areas.
  • It is also known as one of the best German universities for teaching mechanical engineering.
  • One of the most beautiful places in Lower Saxony, the campus of Claustall University is small but enough to accommodate the 5,000 students studying at the university.

Technical University of Claustall Ranking

Claustall University is ranked 69th globally according to the 2022 World University Rankings.

Of the 5,000 students studying at Claustall University, 30% of the university's international students and 20% of the university's academics are also foreigners, making it one of the largest universities in Germany with a percentage of foreigners.

  • The university offers 16 courses for bachelor's and 15 for master's, and for each bachelor there is a corresponding master's course, and the student can pursue master's studies after completing a bachelor's degree at the same university.
  • Within each Master's course there are sub-disciplines that the student can choose from in the second year of the Master's.

What is the structure of studies at the university

Baccalaureate: The baccalaureate degree from Claustal University is recognized worldwide, and the duration of study within the university country of Germany usually takes 6 semesters.

In the first year the student will learn about the basics of his field of study as well as the method of academic work and scientific research.

In the second and third years the student can specialize in a specific field and the student's program ends with a graduation project.

Master's degree

A master's degree at Claustall University is recognized all over the world, the duration of master's study is usually 4 semesters.

Claustall University's MSc is designed for students who have earned a bachelor's degree and want to specialize in their field and deepen their knowledge in their field. The student obtains a master's degree after completing the graduation project.


PhDs are available in all areas of study offered by Claustall University.

The University does not offer special courses or programs for doctoral students.

A doctorate at this university is a traditional doctorate where the student does the research he needs to write his doctoral thesis under the supervision of the doctor in charge.

It is the student's responsibility to find a doctor at Claustall University who is interested in his field of research and accepts the direction of his research in order to obtain a doctorate.

The time it usually takes a student to complete their studies for a PhD is 3 or 4 years depending on how fast the student is and how successful the research he is doing to write the thesis and then get a PhD.

Specializations of Claustall University

Undergraduate Courses: Claustall University offers the following undergraduate courses, all taught in German:

  • Business Administration.
  • Chemistry technology.
  • Technology Management.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Physics of materials and energy.
  • Energy and raw materials.
  • Energy technology.
  • Environmental genius.
  • Computing.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Mathematical engineering.
  • Chemical engineer.
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Industrial mathematics.

 Master's: Claustall University offers the following master's degrees:

  • Chemistry.
  • Physics of materials and energy.
  • Power systems technology.
  • Environmental genius.
  • Computer Science Mechanical Engineering.
  • Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Exploration engineering.
  • Petroleum Engineering.
  • Business Administration.
  • Materials Engineering and Recycling.
  • Chemical engineer.
  • Information Technology Management.
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Industrial mathematics.
  • Computer Science.
  • Economy.
  • Math.
  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Business Administration.
  • Petroleum engineering, petroleum.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Chemical engineering.
  • Organic chemistry.
  • Geology and Earth Sciences.
  • Mechatronic engineering.

Study and progress to Claustall University

Applying to this university for admission to the university is done directly, and there is no need to apply through Uni-assist, this simplifies the application process for this university in general.

There is an application fee for this university, and these fees are not returned to the student even in case of rejection.

Documents required to apply to Claustall University

  • Application form signed by the student.
  • Baccalaureate degree.
  • Graduation certificate from the university.
  • Lecturer of all subjects for students in all years.
  • Certificate from the Goethe-Institut in German.
  • Receipt of payment of the application fee to the university.
  • Biography.
  • All previous articles must be translated into English, German or French with a duly sworn and certified translation in the student's country.
  • As with doctoral students, the required paperwork varies according to each doctoral program available at Claustall University.
  • Contact the head of the program or college where you will be studying for the required documents and application dates.

 Claustall University Fees

Like most universities in Germany, there are no university fees that a student must pay at the university, but a small amount paid by the student at the university is 190 euros per year, and in return the student gets a ticket to use public transport for free.

  • Scholarships available to students at Claustall University
  • A student can finance his studies from his previous work or from his relatives, and he can finance his studies through his work during his studies.
  • There are many scholarships and organizations that fully fund student studies at Clostal University, and these scholarships are dedicated to a master's or doctoral degree, and you rarely find a scholarship for a bachelor's degree.
  • One of the most popular institutions that offer scholarships to students in Germany is Daad, and there are many others.
  • There is funding and grants that students can get from companies in specific disciplines.

Vocational training opportunities at Claustall University

Claustall University also offers vocational training opportunities for those who wish, the duration of vocational training is four years and as an intern you will receive a monthly salary of approximately 1000 euros, and this salary increases every year to reach 1200 euros in the last year of training.

  • There are many opportunities at the university for professional training in the fields of chemistry, electricity, computer science, mechanical engineering, carpentry, management and materials science.
  • Information about Claustall University and its choice of studies
  • At Claustal you will have all the right conditions to focus on your studies, you can find very quiet places to study, and you have easy communication with your professors at the university.
  • You can get around the area and reach all your destinations in a short time and living is cheaper than any other city in Germany.

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