Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
About the University
The Augsburg University of Applied Sciences founded in 1970, is one of the largest in Bavarian Swabia. The University practices the latest teaching methods and equipment to provide students with the best education in science, technology, and the arts. It has state-of-the-art laboratories, workshops, and lecture halls, which all contribute to excellent research and teaching conditions and stand for innovation, creativity, and progress. As the University is situated in the heart of Bavaria, it makes an attractive location for both business and research.
Overall Ranking-Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
The University is ranked 3531 of 14,160 universities in the World; 999 of 2789 in Europe; 143 of 370 in Germany; 16 of 45 in Bavaria and 2 of 2 in Augsburg.
Facts and Figures
The University enrolls around 6500 students and is home to around 20,000 students. A broad range of almost 90 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and State Examination study programs in the fields of humanities and social sciences, law and economics, natural sciences and technology, and computer sciences are offered here.
Programs offered by the University
The University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in the following courses:
- Architecture and Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Mechanical and Process Engineering
Jobs and Internship-Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
The University provides an online job platform (jobborse) on their official website as well as advisors for internships who can guide you. Students can also approach the intern’s office regarding their internships.
House and Accommodation
Students can live in a hall of residence, shared accommodation (WG), or in their own apartment. One can apply to the Augsburg Student Services for a room. The Augsburg Student Services offer service packages, especially for foreign students who are coming to Augsburg for the first time to study. Living in shared accommodation is relatively cheap because the costs (rent, ancillary costs) are split. Accommodation with low-cost options:
- Jugendherberge Augsburg hostel
- ÜbernachtHostel Augsburg hostel
- Schlottog Vermietungen Augsburg rentals
Cost of Living-Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
Students might live relatively well on 600-700 euros in this city which costs around INR 10,000/month and 800 USD/month. The cost of living includes rent, food, transportation, health insurance, and other personal needs.
|Category||Expensive City [in Euro]||Average [in Euro]||Small town [in Euro]||Comments|
|Rent||500||375||200||Depending on the location|
|Semester Fees||350||200||110||Per semester|
|Transportation||0||0||0||The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.|
|Public Insurance||110||110||110||Insurance does not depend on cities.|
|Private Insurance||35||35||35||you can choose either public or private insurance.|
|Radio Bill||18.36||18.36||18.36||Per month|
|Mobile||20||15||8||Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month|
|Groceries||220||200||160||Depending on your choice|
|Miscellaneous||200||150||100||Depending on your choice|
|Total [with Public Insurance]||1,418||1,068.36||706.36||Per month|
|Total [with Private Insurance]||1,343||993.63||631.36||Per month|
Places to visit near the University
Augsburg is a lively student city. The city is known for its vibrant cultural life with many museums and festivals, as well as theatre, ballet, and art galleries; the charming green environment with huge forests, meadows, rivers, and streams; the narrow alleys, and the ancient buildings.
- Augsburg Town Hall
- The Perlachturm and Christmas Market
- The Fuggerei
- Maximilianstrasse and the Maximilian Museum
- Augsburg Botanical Gardens
Popular courses at the University for International Students
- Applied Research in Engineering Sciences (MSc)
- Architecture (MA)
- Business Information Systems (MSc)
- Civil Engineering (MEng)