University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten

Hochschule Weingarten, also known as University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten or simply RWU, is a medium-sized public university in Baden-Wuerttemberg. RWU is considered one of the leading German universities for technology, computer science, and engineering – both mechanical and electrical. There are undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught in a combination of German and English.

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The University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten was founded in 1962 as a state engineering school and was reformed to become a university of applied sciences (“Fachhochschule”) in the early 1970s. There are 3,500 students of which 15%, around 500, are international. Today the university offers 35 bachelor's and master's degree courses across four faculties: the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, the Faculty of Social Work, Health and Nursing, the Faculty of Technology and Management and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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After its reformation, the University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten began to offer a wider range of courses which included electronics, business, and, later, computing and nursing. It now offers a variety of courses across its four faculties. Early semesters are taught in English and later ones in German; this is to help prepare international students for work in Germany.

In partnership with the Weingarten University of Education, students are able to gain applied sciences degrees that incorporate a teaching qualification. Students can enjoy a variety of extra-curricular activities from skiing to car racing. International students are supported in many ways including via the Buddy-Program, the Brother and Sister Program, and the Council of Indian Students.


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 Hochschule Weingarten study programs:

Bachelor Programs:

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Applied Psychology
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering PLUS Teaching Post
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Business Informatics
  • Business Informatics PLUS Teaching Post
  • Computer Science/Electrical Engineering PLUS Teaching Post
  • E-Mobility and Green Energy (DE)
  • E-Mobility and Green Energy (EN)
  • Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (EN)
  • Energy and Environmental Engineering
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Engineering (Technology Management)
  • Internet and Online-Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering / Automotive Engineering (academic studies and integrated apprenticeship)
  • Mechanical Engineering/ International Project Engineering (international variant)
  • Media Design
  • Nursing
  • Physical Engineering (DE)
  • Physical Engineering (EN)
  • Social Work

Master Programs:

  • Applied Health Science
  • Business Administration and Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Business
  • Electrical Engineering and Embedded Systems (EN)
  • Environmental and Process Engineering
  • International Business Management
  • Mechatronics (EN)
  • Product Development in Mechanical Engineering
  • Social and Health Care Management
  • Social Work and Participation
  • Technology Management and Optimization

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