About the Hochschule
The Mittweida University of Applied Sciences has been synonymous with internationality since its founding in 1867. With approximately 80,000 graduates from more than 40 countries, the university can proudly look back on a successful 150-year history. Mittweida University of Applied Sciences offers over 50 degree programmes of international standing to its over 7,000 students. The five faculties provide Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Diploma programmes.
The Mittweida university has ranked 3351 of 14,160 In the World, 966 of 2,789 In Europe, 136 of 370 In Germany, 9 of 19 In Saxony, 2850 of 3,671 For Materials Science.
Jobs near the university
At Mittweida University recruiters and employers post job openings in various locations, such as University Bulletin Boards, where students can easily spot and apply for them. International students can find a wide range of part time jobs in university campus, depending on their skills and experience at gokiwies GmbH, DHL, Delta Pro GmbH
Internships near the university
The HSMW CarrerNET is a job gateway for students offered by the university of applied sciences. There are internship and job opportunities as well as career service and company events available. Students can also find part-time work at Schülertreff Nachhilfe GbR, GEMEINHARDT SERVICE GmbH, Vitesco Technologies
House and Accommodation
Students residing in Mittweida have access to a variety of housing options. Students can choose between single and shared apartments in the location of their choice. International students residing on campus during their enrolment are required to sign a rental agreement.. A 300 EUR deposit will be required from students. Each room has a bed with a mattress and covers, a wardrobe, a desk, a shelf, a chair, a TV with an internet connection, a bathroom, and a kitchen.
Popular Courses offered by the university
The Mittweida University of Applied Sciences offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses to more than 7000 students. The University offers most of the programs in the German language with the exception of some programs taught in English. The programs offered focus on 5 main subject areas that include:
- Engineering Sciences,
- Applied computer science, and biosciences,
- Industrial engineering,
- Social sciences,
- Media sciences.
Cost of living
Mittweida University does not charge tuition for undergraduate courses. For public transportation, there is no need to calculate costs. Mittweida is a tiny village. Everything is conveniently located within walking distance. The average monthly living expenses in Mittweida are €.600. Although the cost of living is totally reliant on the students’ lifestyle adjustments.
|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|
About the city
The motto of the small town in the federal state of Saxony is “Mittweida is what you make of it.” Private student parties are especially popular because Mittweida’s nightlife is limited. Every evening during the week, you are welcome to visit the student club.
- Museum “Alte Pfarrhäuser” Mittweida
- Castle Neusorge
- Saxon Highlands and Uplands
- Kriebstein Castle
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