Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

Virtual University of Bavaria

Flexible Online Studies

Would you like to arrange some of your study modules more flexibly or sign up for additional courses? Then why not check out the Virtual University of Bavaria (vhb). The vhb allows you to choose and study course modules online.

Students who are enrolled at the Bavarian member universities of vhb have access to online courses and materials free of charge at These online courses are either an integral part of the curriculum, or they can be used as additional learning resources.vhb offers courses in the following fields of study: Business Studies, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Health and Health Care Management, Law, Key Qualifications, Cultural and Social Sciences, Social Work, Languages, Teacher Training and Introductory Courses. You will even find German language courses there or tutorials on how to write for university purposes. It is also possible to obtain a graded certificate of achievement and earn credit points for these courses. Specially trained online tutors are there to guide you and support you in your studies. It is a service offered by all state-funded Research Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences in Bavaria, as well as a number of independent institutions including the Catholic University of Applied Sciences in Munich, the Lutheran University of Applied Sciences in Nuremberg, the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and the University of the German Federal Armed Forces Munich.

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