Mittweida University of Applied Sciences

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.


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Mittweida University of Applied Sciences
Mittweida University of Applied Sciences

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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:

  1. Engineering Sciences,
  2. Applied computer science, and biosciences,
  3. Industrial engineering,
  4. Social sciences,
  5. 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.

CategoryExpensive City [in Euro]Average [in Euro]Small town [in Euro]Comments
Rent 500375200Depending on the location
Semester Fees350200110Per semester
Transportation000The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.
Public Insurance110110110Insurance does not depend on cities.
Private Insurance353535you can choose either public or private insurance.
Radio Bill18.3618.3618.36Per month
Mobile20158Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month
Groceries220200160Depending on your choice
Miscellaneous200150100Depending on your choice
Total [with Public Insurance]1,4181,068.36706.36Per month
Total [with Private Insurance]1,343993.63631.36Per 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.

  1. Museum “Alte Pfarrhäuser” Mittweida
  2. Castle Neusorge
  3. Saxon Highlands and Uplands
  4. Johannes-Schilling-Haus
  5. Kriebstein Castle

Visit the following links for more information :

University Page

Application Portal

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