The Hamburg University of Technology is a research university in Germany. The university was founded in 1978 and in 1982/83 lecturing followed. Around 100 senior lecturers/professors and 1,475 members of staff work at the TUHH. It is located in Harburg, a district in the south of Hamburg. The founding principles of the TUHH are unique in Germany: research priority, interdisciplinarity, innovation, regionality as well as internationality are obligatory foundations for our actions. The guiding principle of research, teaching and technology transfer is to develop technology for humanity.
Technology for Humanity is the core motto of the Hamburg University of Technology. That is how the university trains young people to be committed engineers with technology and sustainability jointly in mind. That is why the university's research scientists work on basics and applications jointly with other colleagues and with business and industry.