Harz University of Applied Sciences

Harz University of Applied Sciences

About Harz University of Applied Sciences

Harz University of Applied Sciences was established in the year 1991. It is a non-profit,public-private university. This university has two campuses in Saxony-Anhalt. The Department of Automation and Computer Sciences and the Department of Business Studies are located in Wernigerode and The Department of Public Management is located in Halberstadt. This university has 3100 students and 4% of them are international students.

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Harz University of Applied Sciences
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Overall Ranking

This university has a ranking of 5725 of 14,160 in the world,1516 of 2,789 in Europe,218 of 370 in Germany, and 7 of 9 in Saxony-Anhalt.


Courses Offered for International Students

This university offers a wide range of degree programs. Following are some of them:

  1. Business Informatics (Bachelor)
  2. Media Informatics (Bachelor)
  3. Business Psychology (Bachelor)
  4. Data Science (M.sc)
  5. Media and Games Conception(M.A)

Scholarship and Financial Aid

No information about this is given on University’s portal. In case of any update, data will be updated here as well.

Internships near Harz University of Applied Sciences

Students can consult with the internship supervisor of their faculty for more information about internships. The Career Service (in German) of the university also organizes various events that can be helpful for an internship abroad. Apart from that, Siemens, MAN Truck & Bus, Bosch Group, Primed, Amazon Deutschlnd E1 Transport, etc companies offer internships.

Jobs near the University

Students are permitted to work part-time jobs. They can join as a ‘HiWi’ in university or they can do some off-campus jobs like private tutors, cashiers, bartenders, babysitters, etc. to earn some money. Siemens, MediaMarktSaturn, Buckman Laboratories GmbH, Business English Academy, Bolt, etc companies provide part-time jobs near the university.

Housing and Accommodation

Students can stay in shared apartments in the student halls of residence in Wernigerode or Halberstadt. The halls of residence are maintained by the “Studentenwerk Magdeburg“. The monthly rent will be around 300 Euros and students have to pay a deposit of about 200 – 300 Euros.

Cost of Living

This university does not charge any tuition fees. Students have to pay 103 Euros per semester as a semester contribution. It includes a semester ticket that allows students to use public transportation in Saxony-Anhalt. So, the cost of living will be around 820 Euros per month.

Places to visit near the University

Some famous places to visit near the university are as follows:

  • Halberstadt Cathedral- It is a Gothic church located in Halberstadt,Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
  • Gleimhaus- It is one of the oldest literary museums located in Halberstadt.
  • Kloster Huysburg- It is a Benedictine monastery situated near Halberstadt.
  • Brocken- Located in Wernigerode, it is the highest peak of the Harz mountain range.
  • Wurmber- It is the second-highest mountain in the Harz and also the highest in Lower Saxony.
  • Titan RT- It is the long pedestrian suspension bridge located in Wernigerode.

This university aims to become one of the top universities in Germany and thus makes the quality of studies the highest priority. As a scientific institution, they focus on applied sciences with the aim to optimize their teachings with up-to-date content.

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