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History of the university

HTW Hauptgebäude

2010 - present

19.01.2010 Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Roland Stenzel appointed Vice-Chancellor of HTW Dresden

2000-2009

11.12.2009 HTW Dresden and five additional technical universities form the nationwide "German Alliance for Applied Sciences"
11.11.2009 Prime minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, Jean-Claude Juncker, visits the HTW Dresden's exhibition
30.10.2009 Transfer of certificates of appointment to the new university council
27.10.2009 Inauguration of new presentation and exhibition area in the foyer
23.09.2009 10th International Rail Vehicle Conference Dresden
12.09.2009 10th international conference 'Models in Developing Mathematics Education'
Juni 2009 University appointment of Senate and Faculty Councils
27.04.2009 Germany's human resources directors prefer graduates of HTW Dresden - fourth-best university in Germany according to the paper 'WirtschaftsWoche'
12.03.2009 Dipl.-Ing. Monika Niehues named Pro-Vice-Chancellor Administration by State Minister Dr. Eva-Maria Stange
06.01.2009 Request for votes to appoint Temporary Senate
Jan. 2009 HTW Dresden - best university for entrepreneurs nationwide
01.01.2009 New university laws of Saxony come into effect (SächsHSG)
22.10.2008 Founding of Pillnitz Green Forum
07.10.2008 Celebration: 15 years of the Faculty of Agriculture/Landscape Management
16.07.2007 Celebration: 15 years of HTW Dresden
12.12.2006 Inauguration of new university library
16.05.2006 Celebratory 2nd appointment of Prof. Dr. Hannes Neumann as Vice-Chancellor
11.04.2006 Selection of pro-vice-chancellors:
Prof. Dr. Roland Stenzel, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Research and Development
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Resch, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and Study
11.02.2006 Participation in scientific presentations at 'Dresden - City of Science 2006'
06.12.2005 Introduction of hiTCard chip card system featuring electronic student ID
09.11.2005 Receipt of 'Dresden Congress Award' for 7th International Rail Vehicles Conference
28.09.2005 1st Conference for Radon-safe Construction
03.12.2004 Foundation stone laid for new library building
13.10.2004 HTW becomes a partner university for high-performance sports
09.10.2004 Receipt of 'Dresden Congress Award' for 1st FAD conference
09.09.2004 1st Saxon fundraising day at HTW
13.11.2003 Inauguration of new natural sciences and engineering laboratory building
12.11.2003 1st FAD conference 'Challenge - After-treatment of Exhaust Gases in Diesel Motors'
15.08.2003 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Ihme appointed as Vice-Chancellor Administration by State Minister Dr. Matthias Rössler
03.07.2003 University contract with state government of Saxony signed
27.06.2003 1st science night at HTW
17.06.2003 Selection of pro-vice-chancellors:
Prof. Dr. Roland Stenzel, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Research and Development
Prof. Dr. Uwe Wlocka, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and Study
17.04.2003 Celebratory appointment of new Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Hannes Neumann
14.11.2002 1st company contact trade fair "meet@htw-dresden"
16.07.2002 Celebration: 10 years of HTW Dresden
04.10.2001 Enrolment of 10th academic year
01.09.2001 First 'baccalaureus' and 'magister' programmes offered
02.05.2000 Selection of pro-vice-chancellors by the council:
Prof. Dr. Peter Ottlinger, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Research and Development
Prof. Dr. Uwe Wloka, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and Study
17.04.2000 Investiture of 2nd official appointment of Prof. Dr. Günther Otto as Vice-Chancellor
06.03.2000 Topping-out ceremony for the new greenhouse in Pillnitz

1992-1999

07.05.1999 Opening of the new reading hall of the HTW library
12.11.1998 Inauguration of the new teaching facilities at the Pillnitz campus
05.02.1998 Founding of the Centre for Applied Research and Technology (ZAFT) e.V.
08.10.1997 Opening of the first entrepreneur's seminar at the Faculty of Business Administration
26.06.1997 Selection of Prof. Dr. Peter Ottlinger as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Research and Development
05.05.1997 Introduction of chip card as access medium for students
28.01.1997 Appointment of Prof. Dr. Werner Schubert as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and Study
04.10.1996 Access to high-speed network B-WIN
17.06.1996 Conference of state universities of Saxony at HTW
02.04.1996 Celebratory appointment of new Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Günther Otto
08.02.1996 1st International Rail Vehicles Conference
09.01.1996 Founding of Vehicle Technology Institute (FiF) as internal institute of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering
20.02.1995 First Dresden Motor Colloquium
23.01.1995 Members of board of trustees appointed
27.09.1994 New communications network activated
28.01.1994 1st senate session
21.01.1994 Selection of pro-vice-chancellors by the council:
Prof. Dr. Werner Schubert, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and Study
Prof. Dr. Oltwig Pigors, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of University Development and Structural Affairs
16.12.1993 Selection of first university council
13.12.1993 Prof. Dr. Hannes Neumann enters office as Vice-Chancellor

Founding committee confirms the names of the 8 faculties:
Civil Engineering/Architecture
Electrical Engineering/Automation
Design
Informatics/Applied Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering
Pillnitz
Surveying/Cartography
Business Administration
25.11.1993 First scientific symposium at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering
01.11.1993 Beginning of instruction via pilot programme “product design” at the Faculty of Design, still under construction
18.10.1993 HTW hosts the 44th German Rectors' Conference
01.10.1993 Stocking of university library in ground floor of central building
Sept. 1993 Development of Language Centre and university sports department
01.09.1993 Beginning of study programme at Faculty of Agriculture/Landscape Management in Pillnitz
30.06.1993 Topping-out ceremony for laboratory building at Schnorrstrasse
28.04.1993 1st Dresden Construction Seminar is hosted
Dez. 1992 The first programme catalogue for the winter semester 1992/93 is released.
09.12.1992 Inauguration of the new laboratories for the Faculty of Surveying/Cartography
04.12.1992 Selection of 1st students' council
05.10.1992 Celebratory enrolment of first academic year
01.10.1992 Beginning of programme operations at HTW Dresden
30.09.1992 Closure of "Friedrich List" University of Transportation
Sept. 1992 Founding of TU-HTW de-coupling committee
17.07.1992 Selection of Pro-Vice-Chancellors by members of the founding committee:
Prof. Dr. Oltwig Pigors, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Structural Affairs, University Development, and Research
Prof. Dr. Werner Schubert, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and Study
Dr.-Ing. Hannes Neumann acting as Pro-Vice-Chancellor Administration
16.07.1992 Founding of Dresden University of Applied Sciences (FH)

Appointment of initial 23 professors by Saxony's State Minister of Science and Art
01.07.1992 Appointment of founding Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Braun by Saxony's State Minister of Science and Art
27.05.1992 'Open house' event for university during founding
30.04.1992 Formation of faculty founding committees
02.04.1992 Formation of appointment committees
11.03.1992 Constitution of the university's founding committee
Last changed: 24.01.2019  |  Author: B. Heider