Reutlingen University

Reutlingen University

Hochschule Reutlingen (Reutlingen University) is a mid-sized public university of applied sciences, based in the city of Reutlingen in Baden-Württemberg.

Once the state college for textiles, weaving and knitting, today the university has extended to offer a range of bachelor, masters and even non-degree courses in International Business, Information, Technology, and Engineering.

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Reutlingen University in numbers

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Reutlingen University was founded in 1855. It is a medium-sized university with 5,800 students, a quarter of which (1,400) are international. Hochschule Reutlingen has five faculties (schools) offering a total of 16 bachelor degrees and 22 master degrees.

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The university’s five schools include the School of Informatics, the ESB Business School, the School of Applied Chemistry, the School of Engineering and the School of Textiles & Design. The university regularly ranks highly in Germany’s CHE university rankings, notably for its Engineering, Informatics and Business degrees.

Hochschule Reutlingen is based in the state of Baden-Württemberg, which means non-EU students have to pay tuition fees. Internationals students are well-supported, however, though the Reutlingen International Office, which offers a range of services including a ‘Student4Student’ buddy support system, a range of intercultural workshops and access to language courses. The International Business degree courses have a higher rate of international students, around 50%, and are typically taught in English. The university also boasts a ‘Knowledge Foundation’ program for continuing education and is also home to its own Centre of Applied Research.

Hochschule Reutlingen

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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Explore Reutlingen University Bachelor's programs:

Applied Chemistry

  • Applied Chemistry
  • Biomedical Sciences

ESB Business School

  • International Business
  • International Management 
  • International Operations and Logistics Management
  • Production Management


  • International Project Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics


  • Media and Communication Informatics
  • Business Informatics
  • Medical Technical Informatics

Textiles & Design

  • International Fashion Retail
  • Textile Design / Fashion Design
  • Textile Technology – Textile Management
  • Transportation Interior Design

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