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TU Dresden
A joint project with Uni Leipzig DE EN
Andreas-Pfitzmann-Bau, TU Dresden

The School of Embedded Composite of AI (SECAI) is a project of TU Dresden in cooperation with its partners Leipzig University and the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden. This consortium is working with many further external partners.

TU Dresden

Technische Universität Dresden is one of Germany's leading research universities and among the eleven Universities of Excellence nationwide. TU Dresden unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities and social sciences, as well as medicine. This wide range of disciplines, which is unique in Germany, brings with it the obligation for the university to promote interdisciplinarity and to contribute to the integration of science and society.

TU Dresden is leading the SECAI consortium, with participation of the faculties of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Arts, Humanities and Social Science, as well as the Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed). The project leader of SECAI is Markus Krötzsch of the Chair for Knowledge-Based Systems in the Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, but the School is governed jointly by its participants according to its bylaws.

For further information, see the homepage of TU Dresden.

Leipzig University © Christian Hüller, Leipzig University

Leipzig University

Founded in 1409, Leipzig University is one of Germany’s largest universities and a leader in research and medical training. With around 31,000 students and more than 5000 members of staff across 14 faculties, it is at the heart of the vibrant and outward-looking city of Leipzig. Leipzig University offers an innovative and international working environment as well as an exciting range of career opportunities in research, teaching, knowledge and technology transfer, infrastructure, and administration.

Leipzig University is a partner in SECAI with participating fellows affiliated with the Department of Mathematics and of Computer Science, Faculty of Medicine, the Max-Plank-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences and the Frauenhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology. The SECAI co-director in Leipzig is Peter F. Stadler, head of the Bioinformatics Research Group in the Institute for Computer Science.

For further information, see the homepage of Leipzig University.

Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

The University Hospital Dresden commits to excellence in medical care, medical research and training, and health services for patients throughout the region. As an internationally outstanding academic-medical center, it is playing an important role in medical AI research.

In SECAI, the University Hospital is in particularly involved via the Else Kröner Fresenius Center for Digital Health (EKFZ), which has its topical focus in research areas of high relevance for AI, including robotics and coworking, sensors and medical devices, as well as connected care.

General Information about the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus can be found at