The Niedersächsische Technische Hochschule (Niedersachsen Institutes of Technology, NTH) is an alliance of the three universities Technische Universität Braunschweig, Technische Universität Clausthal (Clausthal University of Technology) and Leibniz Universität Hannover. NTH supports and develops the sciences in the areas of engineering, architecture, informatics, natural sciences and mathematics (departments of NTH). Its aim ist to set up a strength-based profile of these fields within the scope of a common development planning. NTH develops future research focuses and research centres and coordinates the academic programmes of its members.
The common strategies of all three members are combined into a higher university structure with the right of self-government.