The name says it all: Universities of applied sciences are focussed on the practical aspects of research and teaching in a broad field of subjects like business economy, IT, social science, engineering, nursing care or design. Due to the universities‘ practical approach they have a strong connection to industry and public insitutions which generates synergies for all parties involved. Check out the following links to find out more on the topic!
Research at universities of applied sciences was long overshadowed by the work done at traditional universities. And yet they drive developments forward at the local and regional level, while helping to solve global problems at the same time.
Muriel Kim Helbig, President of the Technische Hochschule Lübeck and Vice President of the DAAD, explains why the efforts of German universities of applied sciences are attracting considerable international recognition and who can especially benefit from studying at this kind of higher education institution.
Various experts discuss career paths and job opportunities at universities of applied sciences. Watch the recording of our Online Talk now!
64 universities of applied sciences are funded within the programme FH-Personal by federal and state governments since 2018. The total amount of 431,5 Mio. Euros is provided to improve the recruitment and qualification of professors.