Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt
Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) conveys competencies to about 6500 students in the area of technology and business. Its approximately 70 study programmes are closely related to the university’s focus, namely mobility technologies. Study programmes in Engineering, Computer Science or Economics provide students with the necessary qualifications for taking over advanced tasks in their future jobs. Mobility technologies are a core area of THI’s extensive activities in applied research. In cooperation with our industrial partners, a 100 staff work at the Research Center (ZAF) on public-funded and industry projects. The new research and test center CARISSMA, opened in 2016, is emerging as the leading German scientific center for vehicle safety. A further focus of Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt is set on digitalisation and entrepreneurship.
Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt offers an applied approach to studying: internships, project work and co-operations with regional companies are central to every course. In addition, the University offers a very personal atmosphere. Study groups rarely include more than 50 students to ensure individual support and excellent qualifications.
Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt has a very international outlook. The aim of its research, teaching and administration is to ideally prepare students for the professional requirements of a globalised world.
Currently, around 550 international students from more than 70 countries are enrolled here and the University has 130 partner universities in 43 countries.
Ingolstadt offers many interesting opportunities for international students, allowing them to experience a different culture, learn a new language and meet students from all over the world. In addition, there are numerous possibilities to network with important international companies in the automobile and aerospace industries. These are unique experiences that are becoming increasingly important in a globalised business world.
- Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
- Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- THI Business School
- Sustainability, Infrastructure and Renewable Energies
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Ingolstadt is often associated with a famous car manufacturer, the literary birthplace of Frankenstein and the origins of the German Beer Purity Law. However, the city is so much more! With more than 138,000 inhabitants Ingolstadt is the fifth largest city in Bavaria, based in a central and convenient location between the cosmopolitan cities of Munich and Nuremberg. Munich airport is only 70 kilometres away. An interesting fact many people are not aware of is that Ingolstadt was already a university town between 1472 and 1800. The roots of today’s Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich reach back to this university.
All amenities in the city are within easy reach. The University’s campus is located in the city centre, with many halls of residence and shopping facilities in close proximity. As the city is home to 5.800 students, there is a lively nightlife with many parties and events. A theatre and cinemas offer further entertainment. For those interested in culture there are unique museums and exhibitions as well as various leisure activities for sports enthusiasts. You can easily make new contacts through one of the University’s many student groups.
With its many historical sights Ingolstadt has been able to preserve small-town charm, despite its size. The city offers an ideal combination of history, tradition and modern urban flair. Many events and festivities allow visitors to experience typical Bavarian traditions throughout the year.
Come to Ingolstadt and explore the impressive history and lively present of Bavaria’s youngest metropolis!