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PFH Private University of Applied Sciences

PFH Private University of Applied Sciences, established in 1995, is a fully accredited and state-recognized university which focuses on training and educating future managers and specialists in key technologies.

Find your perfect Study Program in Germany

All study programs are characterized by their practical and economic relevance, their internationality and a pronounced orientation towards careers. PFH has two campuses: one in Göttingen and another in Stade, which is near Hamburg. In addition, the university counts with numerous distance-learning centers throughout Germany and abroad.

PFH in numbers

Degree programs
International students

PFH offers 49 degree programmes in several different fields, ranging from management to psychology to technology. Six of those are entirely English-taught and there are new programs planned for the upcoming year. Eighteen percent of the university's 4,500 students are international.

More about PFH

PFH offers campus and distance-learning study programs in the areas of management, psychology, technology and healthcare technology. Thanks to its efficiently organized, practice and market-oriented study programs, graduates of PFH are in high demand with companies.

PFH boasts extremely high employability rates, with some programs having 99% of PFH graduates start their jobs within a few months after graduation. For example, every single international graduate of the English-taught MSc program in General Management, which was launched in 2016, has found a job within less than eight months, most within three or four. Interdisciplinary exchange is guaranteed through cooperation with both scientific establishments as well as companies, and teaching and research are carried out by absolute experts in their fields.

PFH Private University

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Explore PFH study programs:

Bachelor courses:

  • Psychology
  • Business Administration (BWL)
  • Business Psychology
  • Business Informatics
  • Industrial engineer
  • Business management
  • Media & communication management
  • Business administration (BWL) - digital
  • Psychological personnel management
  • Tourism and event management

Masters courses:

  • Psychology
  • Business Administration (BWL)
  • Business psychology
  • MBA
  • Labor law and human resource management
  • Corporate law
  • Applied Psychology for Business
  • Advanced management
  • Advanced management - digital
  • UX Management & Design
  • Lightweight Engineering & Composites
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Digitalization & Automation
  • New Mobility- Micromobility

To know more about PFH study programs follow the link.

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€49 cashback & free benefits

Your all-inclusive package for an easy start in Germany

  • Free German blocked account for a limited time only1 
  • Cashback of up to €109 on set-up and monthly fees1
  • Customizable health insurance coverage with up to €90 cashback2
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  • Free incoming/travel health insurance worth up to €95
  • Free International Student ID Card (ISIC)
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TK - Your health insurance partner at PFH

Take care of your studies - we take care of the bureaucracy!

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:

  • Discounted rate for university students aged under 30
  • English language support and registration
  • Dental hygiene and basic dental treatment coverage
  • Coverage of vaccinations recommended by the International Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO)
  • TK Bonus Program

At Expatrio, we partner with TK to help register international students into the public healthcare system, ensuring they can apply for their visa and are legally covered during their studies.

Your TK contact
Aline Witzke

Aline can help you with your health insurance to study in PFH University.
Feel free to reach out!

Telephone: +49 - 40 - 460 65 11 14 02
Mobile: +49 162 - 21 55 48 4

Everything you need to apply in Germany:

Eligibility Checker

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  3. In the issue 07/2023, Focus-Money business magazine awarded TK “Best Student Health Insurance Fund”.
  4. DR-WALTER has been awarded the Super Star Award by the Study Travel Magazine