Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Sciences (www.haw-aw.de) was opened in 1995. The university currently offers 13 bachelor’s and 5 master’s programmes, with unique courses, such as Patent Engineering, that are not taught at any other university in Germany. The University's innovative programmes include Applied Computer Sciences, Media Technology, Renewable Energies, Retail and Service Management, European Business and Language Studies or Medicine Technology. All courses focus on the latest technical and economical developments.
The four faculties of Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Sciences reach top positions in nationwide rankings, the quality of teaching is excellent and graduates are highly successful in the job market. The university also has a very international outlook, with links to 47 partner universities in 26 countries, opening new opportunities for students to live and work abroad.
The cities of Amberg and Weiden – each with about 43.000 inhabitants – offer a high standard of living, combined with affordable prices. The region is proud of its scientific and educational centre and supports it in every way possible.
Some 3.200 students are enrolled at Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Sciences, supervised by 81 professors. The university's focus on the individual student, offering the best facilities, training and support, makes it a top choice for students from Germany and abroad.
- Business Management
- Electronical Engineering and Information Technology
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical and Environmental Engineering
Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Sciences
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The city of Amberg (www.amberg.de) has been shaped by over a thousand years of history. In its centre lies a historic market place with a gothic town hall, the Basilica of St. Martin and a number of beautiful old buildings. At the edge of the old town ring road starts the modern part of the city which houses a state-of-the-art Congress Centre.
The city offers its 43.000 inhabitants many different possibilities for sports and recreation and a lively arts and culture scene. Many international companies, such as Siemens, Grammer and Deprag are also based in Amberg, offering interesting job opportunites for students in fields such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
The city of Weiden (www.weiden.de) is of a similar size as Amberg, with a population of 43.000. Many trendy cafés and bars and arts, culture and music events, make the city an ideal place for students. A number of renowned companies in the glass and porcelain sectors such as Bauscher, Seltmann and Nachtmann are based here. Job opportunities in Weiden can also be found in industries such as vehicle construction and engineering, polymer processing or micro electronics.