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FHWS - University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS or Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Würzburg-Schweinfurt) is one of the biggest universities of its kind in the German state of Bavaria. With two campuses, one in Würzburg and the other in Schweinfurt, FHSW offers a variety of Bachelor's and Master's degrees including courses aimed at international students that are completely English-taught.

Find your perfect Study Program in Germany

The university study programs are practice-oriented and you will be able to find a wide range of subjects. Research is also of great importance for FHWS as it is digitalization and internationalization.

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Founded in 1971, FHWS’ history dates way back to 1807 with the Higher School of Economics of the City of Würzburg and other higher education institutions. The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt has more than 9,000 students and 217 professors, plus the staff working at the institution. FHWS offers 42 study programs between Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in 10 faculties. Seven of those courses are aimed at international students.

More about FHWS

Being one of the largest universities of applied sciences in the German state of Bavaria, FHWS focuses on offering quality higher education through its more than 40 Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. The courses at FHWS cover the areas of technology, economics, social sciences, computer sciences, visual design and language. The university aims at providing practical work with the classes so students are well-prepared for when they enter the job market. Moreover, research is an important topic for the university as they develop it in partnership with regional companies and national and international organizations.

The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt invests in internationalisation of its study programs by offering twin-programmes based on their German equivalent, so students can switch from German to English to have experience in studying in another language as well.

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Explore FHWS study programs in English:

  • Business and Engineering (in English) (B.Eng.)
  • International Management (B.A.)
  • Logistics (in English) (B.Eng.)
  • Mechatronics (in English) (B.Eng.)
  • Robotics (in English) (B.Eng.)
  • Artificial Intelligence (M. Sc.)
  • Business with Europe (MBA)
  • International Business (MBA)
  • International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants (M.A.)

To know more about FHWS study programs follow the link

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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:

  • Discounted rate for university students aged under 30
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  • Dental hygiene and basic dental treatment coverage
  • Coverage of vaccinations recommended by the International Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO)
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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.

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Tobias Burkert

Tobias can help you with your health insurance to study at FHSW.
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