Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts
More than 5,500 young people from around 50 countries study at Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Currently, 350 of these students come from abroad. In Coburg you can benefit from personal contact with professors and tutors. Special courses prepare you for the German language, life in Germany and of course your academic studies.
It is the university’s aim to make international students feel at home. The international office arranges many get-togethers and events and there are a number of programmes to facilitate contact with students or families in Coburg. These include mentoring schemes for example, where local families look after foreign students.
Coburg University offers degree programmes in many different subject areas. You can choose between Design and Architecture, Natural Sciences, Engineering and Information Technologies, Social Work and Health or Business Administration.
For those who are interested in international master’s programmes there are two degree courses in Financial Management (MBA) and Analytical Instruments, Measurement and Sensor Technology (M.Eng.), which are both taught entirely in English.
Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Numbers:
• 20 bachelor's programmes, including 8 dual programmes
• 17 master's programmes, including 2 international master's programmes
• 120 professors
• 8 institutes for Health Science, Design, Sensor and Actuary Technologies, Bioanalysis, Protoypes and Model Technology, Mobility and Energy
Coburg University was founded in 1814 by Friedrich Streib, a court architect in the former duchy of Saxe-Coburg. As a university of applied sciences and arts, it is a fairly new type of academic institution, which differs from traditional research universities mainly in its practical orientation. Its goal is to convey scientific knowledge with specific emphasis on practical applications.
- Business Administration
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
- Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Technology
- Applied Sciences
- Social Work and Health
Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts also offers the following international degree courses in English:
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The former ducal residence of Coburg, a comparatively small city, boasts a wealth of historic architecture amidst lush and varied scenic surroundings. With its 41.000 inhabitants it is an ideal location for students who wish to experience a high quality of life and excellent learning conditions in a friendly and cosy atmosphere.
It never gets boring here: For those interested in culture, there are many different attractions, such as the historic theatre or the many museums, exhibitions and castles around the city. Important historical monuments dominate the old town with its homely squares and a unique parkland connects the town centre with one of Germany’s most beautiful castles – the Veste Coburg.
In the evening the small bars and cafés offer live music or even comedy programmes. The city is famous for its fried sausage – The Coburger Bratwurst - and a legendary samba-festival; every summer around 2.200 dancers turn the city center into a colourful area of joy and celebration.
In addition to its cultural attractions, Coburg is also an important business location. Coburg University offers students many opportunities to network with national and international com-panies, manufacturers and suppliers.
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