Our Vision

  • We have a unique and forward-looking profile including engineering, natural, economic, social, educational and nursing sciences, characterised by expertise, interdisciplinary collaboration and active participation in social change.
  • We are among the first choice for research with specialisations in digitalisation, energy, mobility, production, health and society, with highly qualified scientists as well as a future-oriented infrastructure.
  • We are the first choice for economic, scientific and social institutions as employers, project partner and source of new ideas.
  • In competition with other universities, we continue to enjoy a place at the top.

Our Mission

  • We successfully prepare our students to take on responsibilities in all areas of society through scientifically-based and practice-oriented studies.
  • We successfully impart knowledge, practical skills and social competencesat the highest level.
  • We are a platform for the transfer of knowledge and technologyand also for social discourse. Through our research, we build bridges between knowledge and its practical application to the benefit of society, economic prosperity and preservation of our natural resources. 
  • We live together with cultural diversity, and our joint work is characterised by mutual respect, cooperation and trust. Equality has a special place in our work.
  • Our university iscosmopolitan and open-minded, but with strong regional links.
  • Our culture encourages entrepreneurshipand start-ups.

Apply for summer semester 2021!

Application period for programmes starting in the summer semester 2021
Bachelor’s programmes: 1 December 2020 to 15 january 2021
Master’s programmes (German): 15 October 2020 to 15 January 2021
Applicants to our international programmes should please see the Graduate School website for deadlines

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