Year of foundation: 1970
Approx. number of students: 17,000
Period of study: Mid September-End January; Early March-End August
MCI partner since: 2016
Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany with over 1.8 million inhabitants. Situated on the river Elbe, the port of Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe. Hamburg is a major transport hub in Northern Germany and is one of the most affluent cities in Europe. It has become a media and industrial center.
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1970 as the Fachhochschule Hamburg. Four engineering schools and six vocational schools were brought together with the goal to develop a new form of higher education. The focus was to be on the application of knowledge, with degree programmes that included placements in industry, laboratory work and practice-related projects.
The HAW is a university with multiple campuses. The main campus and official address is in St. Georg, the campus Bergedorf is in Lohbrügge, and in the Armgartstrassehttp://www.haw-hamburg.de/ Zurück