TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN
Contact person: Thomas Koehler
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 37.000 students, 4.400 publicly funded staff members – among them over 500 professors – and approximately 3.500 externally funded staff members, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today. Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.”The Media Center (Medienzentrum) is a central scientific institution of the TU Dresden and is both a research institute as well as a service provider. About 100 employees work at the Media Center in five specialized departments: Teaching and Learning Spaces, Digital Teaching and Learning, Media Design, Media and Information Technology, as well as Media Strategies. The Medienzentrum supports the development and conception of multimedia-based learning arrangements in education and training. Furthermore it is familiar with the development of infrastructures and networking platforms. The Media Center has been partner as well as coordinator in national and international projects.