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Pforzheim University

Expatrio 2024-02-15
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Pforzheim University, or Hochschule Pforzheim, is an applied sciences university in the Baden-Wuerttemberg city of Pforzheim. One of the largest institutions of its type in the whole of Germany, the school is known across the country for its MBA programs in Industrial Management, and it is accredited to the internationally recognized AACSB standard – a sign of how well-respected its management courses are.

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Pforzheim University in numbers

1877

Founding year

Students

Professors

Study programs

International study program

Faculties

 

Created in 1877 as a source of technical expertise for the metal working industry in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Pforzheim University has grown to become one of Germany's leading Applied Sciences universities. Hosting over 6,000 students, and many international visitors, the university offers a range of applied management degrees, with a focus on engineering, design, and business.

 

More about Pforzheim University

Pforzheim University is one of Germany's leading Applied Sciences Universities. As with most institutions of its kind, the Hochschule has a specific area of expertise, which in this case is industrial management. Under this theme, the school offers Masters and Bachelors courses in a range of practical subjects, including branding and engineering, managing modern supply chains, industrial design, and digital marketing. Additionally, it combines these subject areas with tight links to regional industry.

The school's MBA programs are among the most prestigious in Germany and offer direct routes into a diverse range of economic sectors, while facilities like the Gründerwerk Center specialize in company formation and entrepreneurship – helping to seed new companies in the Pforzheim region. While all Bachelors and most Masters are taught in German, provisions are made for international students, and the school maintains cooperative relationships with universities in Japan, Chile, Taiwan, Brazil, and many other nations.

Vorlesung an der Hochschule Pforzheim

 

Tuition fees: Baden-Wuerttemberg

Internationals studying for more than one year in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will have to pay a €1,500 tuition fee per semester.

 

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Studying at Pforzheim University

Students who choose to study at Pforzheim University enjoy an excellent student life in an exciting city

There are many reasons to choose to study at Pforzheim University; namely that it has a strong international presence and is incentive to different cultural practices. There are also many reasons to choose to study in Germany itself, including the lack of tuition fees, a high standard of living, and relatively low living costs.

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Health insurance cover is mandatory by law for all residents in Germany, including international students.

Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) is one of Germany's leading public health insurance providers3 and a trustworthy partner of Expatrio. TK insures more than 10 million customers, making it Germany's best and largest health insurer. TK offers you:

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Footnotes

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[3]  Free Incoming/ Travel Health Insurance coverage for up to 92 days as part of the Value Package for eligible customers worth up to € 95.00.

[4] In the issue 07/2023, Focus-Money business magazine awarded TK “Best Student Health Insurance Fund”.

[5] DR-WALTER has been awarded the Super Star Award by the Study Travel Magazine.

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