The Hamburg University of Technology (in German Technische Universität Hamburg and abbreviated TUHH) is one of the youngest universities in Germany as well as among those who have achieved popularity in a short time.
The university was founded in 1978 and in 1982/83 lecturing followed. Around 100 senior lecturers/professors and 1,150 members of staff (450 scientists, including externally funded researchers) work at the TUHH. With an average of 5,000 students the TUHH offers a high ratio of staff to students.
It is located in Harburg, a district in the south of Hamburg.