Educational Institutes

179 schools (run by city, state, independent), including

  • Dresden International School (with students from 40 countries)
  • Romain-Rolland-Gymnasium Dresden (language high school)
  • St. Benno-Gymnasium (Dresden-Meißen diocese high school)

11 higher education institutes, including:

  • Dresden University of Technology
  • Dresden University of Applied Sciences
  • Dresden International University

Prestigious Graduate Schools / Doctoral Programs, e.g.

  • Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering (DIGS-BB)
  • International Max Planck Research School for Cell, Developmental and Systems Biology (IMPRS-CellDevoSys)
  • International Max Planck Research School »Dynamical Processes in Atoms, Molecules and Solids«
  • ECEMP Graduate School

2 Universities of Cooperative Education

  • Berufsakademie Sachsen, Dresden State University of Cooperative Education
  • Saxon Academy of Management and Economics (VWA)

Vocational education in high-tech careers, e.g.

  • dresden chip academy
  • QFMD GmbH Microelectronics Qualification Center Dresden

Support for the Upcoming Generation

Support for the upcoming generation and courses for schoolchildren in the natural sciences and technology
  • DLR School Lab TU Dresden
  • DeltaX schools laboratory run by HZDR
  • German Hygiene Museum Foundation's Transparent Laboratory
  • COM-LABBIO
  • Schülerlabor Chemie
  • Erlebnisland Mathematik + Experimentierfeld
  • Dresden School Computing Center
  • Dresden Kinder-Uni university courses for schoolchildren

Excellence is the city‘s motto

Dresden’s success is based on key technologies including microelectronics, information-and-communications, new materials, photovoltaic and nanotechnology, and, life sciences and biotechnology. The interdisciplinary collaboration between businesses and research facilities helps move Dresden forward.