Department of Underground Mining
The Department of Underground Mining Methods and Machinery has been headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Oliver Langefeld since 2002.
In addition to teaching, the department's task and goal is research in the field of underground mining. The starting point for this is interdisciplinary research cooperation and cooperation with partners from industry. The aim is to achieve a sustainable transfer of knowledge and technology.
Teaching is characterised to a high degree by its practical relevance and the imparting of scientifically sound knowledge. The involvement of external lecturers from industry also ensures that students always learn the latest methods and procedures. This combination of science and practice optimally prepares students for their entry into professional careers.