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University of Applied Sciences

About 7,200 students are enrolled at our three campuses in Trier, Idar-Oberstein and Birkenfeld which marks our institution as one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Rhineland-Palatinate. Thanks to our border region location in the Southwest of Germany, we offer ideal conditions and prepare our students not just for careers in Germany, but also in Luxemburg, France or Belgium. Considering this wide range of international employment opportunities on our doorstep, we offer a diverse selection of degree programmes in technology, business, law, design and computer science. Sustainability and environmental awareness are at the core of the degree programmes at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld where around 2,200 of our students study. This also encourages an intensive and interdisciplinary cooperation between different disciplines there. More than 50 students are enrolled in the Fine Arts degrees of gemstone and jewellery design at our campus in Idar-Oberstein (Bachelors and Masters). 

Study, teaching and research lies in the responsibility of seven different faculties. The fields of Business Studies, Computer Science, and Engineering and Technology are located at the campus Schneidershof in Trier. The faculty of Design is located at three campuses: Irminenfreihof and Paulusplatz in Trier and in Idar-Oberstein. The Environmental-Campus Birkenfeld is home of the faculties Environmental Planning/Environmental Technology and Environmental Business Studies/Environmental Law.

The university is governed by its president who is also the external representative. Two vice presidents support the president. The university consists of decision-making bodies with members who have been elected in free, equal, and secret elections. The student body is represented in the students' parliament (StuPa – student council). The student council elects the general students' committee (AStA).

June 20, 2017
Campus Gestaltung
Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld