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HSF - Hochschule Fresenius

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Hochschule Fresenius


Hochschule Fresenius is a private university of applied sciences and state-recognized by the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts. Hochschule Fresenius is divided into five faculties, including Chemistry & Biology, Health & Social Sciences, Economics & Media, Design, and Online Plus.

There are 120 Bachelor´s and Master´s programs offered. The degrees can be studied in 10 different locations, not only in Germany but also abroad. Locations in Germany and abroad: Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Idstein, Munich, Wiesbaden, and New York City. 

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Founded in 1848 by Carl Remigius Fresenius, and with its roots in the Fresenius Chemical Laboratory, Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences can look back on an over 175-year-old tradition in privately funded education in Germany. This makes it the oldest educational chemistry institute of its kind. True to the intent of its founder, it combines teaching, research, and practical application. The name Fresenius stands for practically oriented teaching closely linked to applied research and development.


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Over the years, Hochschule Fresenius has continuously evolved its range of courses and its strategic directions, which involves a high focus on international students and a high international focus in general. Here, a variety of services are now being offered to international students (e.g. chatrooms with current students, new payment options, accommodations, visa support, student jobs). The university of applied sciences is actively involved in shaping tertiary education in Europe. The teaching, research, and practical application is interdisciplinary and team-oriented.

There is a great variety of both Bachelor's and Master's programs offered which can be studied in small classes at one of the locations or from distance with studies offered online. Students also have the flexibility to study either part- or full-time. There is currently one full-time Bachelor's degree offered in English, International Business Management, and six English-taught Master's programs: Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis, Digital Management, Industrial Engineering and International Management, International Business Management, International Health Economics & Pharmacoeconomics, and International Tourism & Event Management.

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Explore HSF study programs

  • Fashion & Design Management B.A.
  • Fashion Design B.A.
  • International Business Management, B.A.
  • Analytical life Sciences, M.Sc.
  • Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis, M.Sc. (full-time)
  • Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis, M.Sc. (part-time) 
  • Data Science for International Business Management, M.Sc.
  • Digital Business Management & Leadership, M.Sc.   
  • General Management, MBA (blended learning)
  • Industrial Engineering and International Management, M.Sc.       
  • International Game Production, M.A.
  • International Health Economics & Pharmacoeconomics, M.Sc.   
  • International Management, M.A. (for non-business graduates)   
  • International Tourism & Event Management, M.A.       
  • Luxury Management, M.Sc.
  • Mindfulness & Leadership, M.Sc.
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, M.Sc.
  • Strategic International Management, M.Sc.  
  • Strategic Marketing & Brand Management, M.Sc.    
  • Sustainability & Transformation Management, M.Sc.
  • Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries, M.A.

To know more about HSF study programs follow the link.


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International Admissions Office at Hochschule Fresenius

+49 221 650339 88

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