Technische Universität Dresden has received permanent funding as a University of Excellence! This was announced on 22 July at a press conference given by the German Council of Science and Humanities. TU Dresden is one of a total of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany and the only University of Excellence in the eastern German federal states (except Berlin). The transCampus will greatly profit from the funding scheme and the prestige that goes hand in hand with being a University of Excellence in Germany. TU Dresden will be anchored as one of Germany’s top universities and as an international player. The university will continue to refine its scientific profile and strengthen its emerging fields and attract the world’s brightest talents at all career levels to TU Dresden where they will be able to realise their full potential.