List Of Universities in Germany For International Students

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As of 2016, there are a total of 427 universities & colleges in Germany with more than 27 lakh students.

The term “Hochschule” is the German generic term for universities & colleges that offer tertiary education, but can’t award doctorates. The term “Universitat” (university) is used for those institutions that can award doctoral degrees.

 

Here’s the complete list of all universities and institutes of higher education in Germany, listed according to their cities.

Following is the list of universities in Germany arranged city-wise (alphabetically):

Aachen

Aachen is the westernmost city of Germany known as its spa city owing to one of the hottest springs in Western Europe. This city is situated very close to Belgiun and Netherland and has the following universities:

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The Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Cologne University of Music) has campuses in Cologne, Aachen and Wuppertal

Aalen

Aalen is a city in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It has only 1 major university

  • Aalen University of Applied Sciences

Albstadt   

  • Albstadt-Sigmaringen University

Alfter   

Alfter is situated very close to the city of Bonn and home to one university:

  • Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences

Amberg

  • University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden (Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden (OTH)

Ansbach   

  • Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

Aschaffenburg

  • University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg

Augsburg 

  • Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Augsburg

Bad Homburg

Bad Homburg is one of the wealthiest towns in Germany. The prefix “bad” means “bath” as the town is known for its mineral waters/ spa that have medicinal value.

  • accadis Hochschule (University of Applied Sciences)

Bad Honnef

  • International University of Applied Sciences (Internationale Hochschule)

Bad Liebenzell

  • Internationale Hochschule Liebenzell (IHL) [University of Applied Sciences]

Bad Mergentheim

  • Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW)

Bad Reichenhall

  • Bad Honnef – Bonn IUBH

Bad Sooden-Allendorf

  • DIPLOMA HS – Private University of Applied Sciences (Nordhessen FH)

Bamberg

  • Bamberg University (Universität Bamberg)   
  • University of Applied Sciences for Medium-Sized Companies (FHM), Bielefeld

Bayreuth

Benediktbeuern

  • Catholic Fachhochschule of Munich (München KathFH)

Bergisch Gladbach

  • University of Business Studies (FHDW), Paderborn

Bernburg

  • Anhalt University of Applied Sciences  

Bingen

  • Bingen FH    

 

Berlin

The largest city & the capital of Germany, Berlin is one of Europe’s main centres for education & research with more than 40 Nobel prize recipients from its universities.

  • Akkon University of Applied Sciences
  • Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin
  • BAU International University, Berlin
  • BBW University of Applied Sciences
  • Bard College Berlin (a Liberal Arts University)
  • Beuth University of Applied Sciences
  • BSP Business School Berlin – Hochschule für Management GmbH
  • Berlin Technical University of Arts
  • DEKRA University of Applied Sciences, Berlin
  • ESMOD Berlin International University of Art for Fashion
  • ESMT European School of Management and Technology
  • Protestant University of Applied Science Berlin
  • design akademie berlin – SRH Hochschule für Kommunikation und Design GmbH
  • Touro College, Berlin
  • Free University, Berlin
  • University for Applied Education Theory
  • SRH Hochschule der populären Künste (hdpk)
  • H:G Hochschule für Gesundheit & Sport, Technik & Kunst (H: G School of Health and Sports, Technology & Art)
  • Hanns Eisler College of Music, Berlin
  • Ernst Busch College of Performing Art
  • HMKW University of Applied Sciences
  • Hertie School of Governance
  • Berlin School of Applied Sciences (HTW)
  • Humboldt University, Berlin
  • Berlin HWR
  • Berlin HWTK
  • Berlin IB
  • Berlin IPU
  • Berlin KHS
  • Berlin MDH
  • Berlin MSB
  • Berlin PHB
  • Berlin Quadriga
  • Berlin SHB
  • Berlin SRH
  • Berlin TU
  • Berlin UdK
  • Berlin-Weißensee KHB
  • Erding HAM
  • Essen FOM
  • Hamburg EBC
  • Idstein HFresen
  • Iserlohn BiTS
  • München MAW

Bielefeld

Bochum

Bonn

Bottrop

  • Hochschule Ruhr West- University of Applied Sciences

Braunschweig(Brunswick)

  • Braunschweig HBK     
  • Braunschweig TU    
  • Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel FH

Brandenburg

  • Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences

Bremen

Biberach

  • Biberach H     

Bremerhaven

  • Bremerhaven H 

Bruchsal

  • International University in Germany

Birkenfeld

  • Trier University of Applied Sciences 

Bocholt

  • Gelsenkirchen FH

Brühl

  • Brühl European University of Applied Sciences

Buxtehude

  • Buxtehude FH     

Chemnitz

  • Chemnitz University of Technology

Calw

  • Calw H 

Clausthal-Zellerfeld

Coburg

  • Coburg FHHohenfels     
  • Coburg H    

Cologne

  • University of Cologne
  • Cologne University of Music (Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln)

Cottbus

  • Cottbus TU Cottbus
  • Lausitz H

Darmstadt

Dortmund

Dresden

Duisburg

Dusseldorf

Eberswalde

  • Eberswalde FH

 Eichstätt

  • Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt 

Erfurt

  • University of Erfurt

Erlangen-Nuremberg

  • Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Elmshorn

  • Elmshorn FH Nordakademie

Elsfleth

  • Wilhelmshaven/Oldenburg/Elsfleth FH         

Essen

Elstal

  • Elstal ThS

Emden    

  • Emden/Leer FH     

Esslingen

  • Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

Erding

  • Erding FHM     

Flensburg

  • Fachhochschule of Flensburg
  • University of Flensburg

Frankfurt

  • BBW University
  • International School of Management
  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM) state-accredited university of applied sciences for professionals

Frankfurt (Oder)

  • BBW University
  • Viadrina European University

Frankfurt (Main)

  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)
  • Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main / University of Applied Sciences
  • Provadis School of International Management and Technology
  • Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • College of Fine Arts, Frankfurt am Main
  • College of Music and Dramatic Art, Frankfurt am Main
  • Sankt Georgen College of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt am Main
  • Frankfurt University

Freiburg

  • Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
  • Protestant university of applied sciences Freiburg
  • Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • World Music Central

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Freising

  • Weihenstephan University of Applied Science

Garching

  • Munich University of Technology

Giessen

  • Fachhochschule of Wiesbaden

Geislingen

  • University of Nürtingen

Gelsenkirchen

  • Fachhochschule of Gelsenkirchen

Gengenbach

  • University of Applied Sciences Offenburg

Gera

  • University of Applied Science

Germersheim

  • Mainz University

Gießen

  • Gießen School of Theology
  • University of Giessen
  • Giessen-Friedberg University of Applied Sciences

Greifswald

  • University of Greifswald

Gummersbach

  • Cologne University of Applied Sciences

Göppingen

  • Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

Göttingen

Hagen

  • Hagen FernU     
  • Südwestfalen FH

Halberstadt

  • Harz University University of Applied Sciences

Halle-Wittenberg

Halle an der Saale

  • Protestant College of Church Music  
  • Burg Giebichenstein College of Arts and Design, Halle  
  • University of Halle-Wittenberg

Hamm

  • Hamm FH     
  • Hamm-Lippstadt FH

Hachenburg FHBundesbank

  • University of Applied Sciences of the German Federal Bank

Hamburg

  • BBW university  
  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)    
  • Hamburg AMD    
  • Bucerius Law School  
  • Euro Business College Hamburg – University of Applied Sciences    
  •  European Distance Learning University in Hamburg 
  • Protestant University for Social and Community Work  
  • Hamburg Correspondence College non-profit GmbH 
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences  
  • HafenCity University of Hamburg    
  • University of the Hamburg Police  
  • College of Fine Arts, Hamburg  
  • Hamburg HfM    
  • Hamburg HSBA    
  • Hamburg ISS    
  • University of Hamburg 
  • Hamburg University of Technology
  • Hamburg University of the Federal Armed Forces
  • University of Applied Sciences Fresenius
  • Macromedia University of Applied Sciences for Media and Communication    

Hannover

  • Fachhochschule of Hannover     
  • University of Applied Sciences for Economics, Hannover  
  • College of Music and Dramatic Art
  • Hannover Medical School
  • University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover  
  • University of Hannover

Heidelberg

  • SRH University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg 
  • University of Church Music of the Protestant Regional Church in Baden
  • Heidelberg HJS    
  • College of Education, Heidelberg   
  • University of Heidelberg 

Hildesheim

  • Hildesh./Holzm./Göttingen H 
  • Hildesheim U

Heide

  • Westküste FH 
  • Heidelberg U

Ilmenau
Ilmenau University of Technology

Idstein

  • University of Applied Sciences Fresenius

Ingolstadt

  • Eichstätt – Ingolstadt U     
  • Ingolstadt H

Iserlohn

  • Iserlohn BiTS     
  • Südwestfalen FH

Isny

  • University of Applied Sciences and Vocational College Natural Science and Technology

Jena

Jülich

  • FH Aachen – University of Applied Sciences

Kaiserslautern

  • Kaiserslautern FH          
  • Kaiserslautern TU

Kamp-Lintfort

  • Rhein-Waal H   

Karlsruhe

  • Karlsruhe AkdBK          
  • Karlsruhe H    
  • Karlsruhe HfGest    
  • Karlsruhe HfM
  • Karlsruhe IKH    
  • Karlsruhe PH    
  • Karlsruhe U

Kassel   

  • Nordhessen FH
  • Kassel U  

Kempten

  • Kempten H     

Kiel

  • Kiel University of Applied Sciences    
  • Muthesius University University of Applied Art and Design Science  
  • Kiel University 

Koblenz

  • Koblenz FH     
  • Koblenz-Landau U

Konstanz

Krefeld

  • Niederrhein H

Köln

  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)
  • Idstein HFresen    
  • Köln DSHS    
  • Köln FH    
  • Köln HfMT    
  • Köln KuHMedien
  • Köln RheinFH    
  • Köln U         
  • Nordrhein-Westfalen KathH    
  • Macromedia University of Applied Sciences for Media and Communication    

Köthen

  • Anhalt H 

Künzelsau

  • Heilbronn H 

Landshut

  • Landshut H       

Leer

  • Emden/Leer FH  

Leipzig

  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)  
  • Leipzig AKAD    
  • Leipzig HandelsH    
  • Leipzig HfGuB    
  • Leipzig HMT    
  • Leipzig HTelekom    
  • Leipzig HTWK    
  • Leipzig U

Lemgo   

  • Ostwestfalen-Lippe H 

Lingen

Lippstadt

  • Hamm-Lippstadt FH     

Ludwigsburg

  • Ludwigsburg EvH        
  • Ludwigsburg PH    

Lubeck

  • Lübeck FH   
  • Lübeck HfM 
  • Lübeck U

Luxemburg   

  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)  

Ludwigshafen

  • Ludwigshafen FH     

Lüneburg

Magdeburg

  • Magdeburg U     
  • Magdeburg-Stendal H

Mainz

  • Koblenz-Landau U 
  • Mainz FH    
  • Mainz KathFH    
  • Mainz U    

Mannheim

Marburg

Markkleeberg

  • Leipzig HTWK   

Markneukirchen

  • West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau

Marl    

  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)  

Merseburg

  • Merseburg H 

Minden

  • Fachhochschule Bielefeld, University of Applied Sciences
  • Hildesh./Holzm./Göttingen H 

Mittweida   

  • Mittweida H 

Moritzburg

  • Moritzburg EvFH         

Mönchengladbach

  • Niederrhein H

Mühlheim an der Ruhr

  • Hochschule Ruhr West- University of Applied Sciences

Mühlheim

  • Hochschule Ruhr West- University of Applied Sciences

Münchberg

  • Hof H     

Munich

  • Dortmund ISM     
  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)     
  • Hamburg AMD     
  • University of Applied Sciences Fresenius 
  • München AkdBK    
  • München FHSprachen    
  • München H    
  • München HFF
  • Macromedia University of Applied Sciences for Media and Communication    
  • München HMT    
  • München HPhil    
  • München KathFH    
  • München MBS    
  • München TU   
  • Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU), Munich

Munster

  • Nordrhein-Westfalen KathH      
  • Münster FH    
  • Münster KuAk    
  • Münster PhThH    
  • Münster U

Neu-Ulm

  • University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm

Neubiberg

  • Munich University of the Federal Armed Forces

Neubrandenburg

  • University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg

Neuendettelsau

  • Neuendettelsau KiH 

Neumarkt

  • Fachhochschule for Applied Management

Neuruppin

  • Potsdam FH UMC

Nürnberg

  • Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg      
  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)    
  • Nürnberg AkdBK  
  • Nürnberg EvFH    
  • Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg   
  • College of Music  

Nordhausen

  • Nordhausen FH     

Neuss

  • Essen FOM     
  • Neuss University of Applied Sciences   

Nürtingen

  • Nürtingen H     
  • University of Applied Sciences for Art and Art Therapy 

Oberursel

  • Oberursel LuthThH     

Oestrich-Winkel

  • Oestrich-Winkel EBS   

Offenbach

  • Offenbach HfGest

Offenburg

  • Offenburg H

Oldenburg

  • Oldenburg U     
  • Vechta/Diepholz FHWT    
  • Wilhelmshaven/Oldenburg/Elsfleth FH

Osnabruck

  • Osnabrück FH     
  • Osnabrück U

Osterrönfeld

  • Kiel FH

Ottersberg

Ottersberg FHKunst

Paderborn

  • Nordrhein-Westfalen KathH          
  • Paderborn FHDW    
  • Paderborn ThFak    
  • Paderborn U    

Passau

  • Passau U

Pforzheim

  • Pforzheim H 

Pfungstadt

  • Darmstadt FernH

Pinneberg

  • Pinneberg AKAD   

Pirmasens

  • Kaiserslautern FH  

Potsdam

  • Potsdam FH     
  • Potsdam FH UMC    
  • Potsdam U    
  • Potsdam-Babelsberg HFF

Recklinghausen

  • Gelsenkirchen FH     

Regensburg

Reichenbach

  • West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau

Remagen

  • Koblenz FH  

Reutlingen

Rheinbach

  • Bonn-Rhein-Sieg H    

Riedlingen

  • Riedlingen H

Rosenheim

  • Rosenheim H

Rostock

Rottenburg

  • Rottenburg H  0
  • Rottenburg HfKiM    

Roßwein

  • Mittweida H 

Rüsselsheim

  • RheinMain H  

Saarbrucken

  • Saar HBK     
  • Saarbrücken DHPG    
  • Saarbrücken HFM    
  • Saarbrücken HTW    
  • Saarbrücken U

Salzgitter

  • Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel FH

Schmalkalden   

  • Schmalkalden FH 

Schneeberg

  • West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau

Sankt Augustin

  • Bonn-Rhein-Sieg H          
  • Sankt Augustin PhThH

Schwalmstadt

  • Darmstadt EvFH

Schweinfurt

  • Würzburg-Schweinfurt FH

Schwerin

  • Mannheim HdBA

Schwäbisch Gmünd

  • Schwäbisch Gmünd HGest     
  • Schwäbisch Gmünd PH    

 Senftenberg

  • Lausitz H

Schwäbisch

  • Heilbronn H     
  • Schwäbisch Hall FHGest    

Siegen

Sigmaringen

  • Albstadt-Sigmaringen H

Soest

  • Südwestfalen FH

Stade

  • Göttingen PFH

Stendal

  • Magdeburg-Stendal H

Stralsund

  • Stralsund FH

Suderburg

  • Braunschweig/Wolfenbüttel FH

Stuttgart

  • University of Applied Economic and Management Sciences (FOM)     
  • Macromedia University of Applied Sciences for Media and Communication       
  • Hohenheim U    
  • Stuttgart AKAD    
  • Stuttgart AkdBK
  • Stuttgart DH    
  • Stuttgart H    
  • Stuttgart HdM    
  • Stuttgart HfM    
  • Stuttgart MerzAk
  • Stuttgart U    
  • Stuttgart U Waldorf

Trier

  • Trier FH     
  • Trier ThFak    
  • Trier U

Triesdorf

  • Weihenstephan-Triesdorf FH

Tubingen

Trossingen

  • Trossingen HfM

Tuttlingen    

  • Furtwangen University

Ulm

Uckermark

  • BBW University

Vechta

  • Vechta College
  • Private University of Applied Sciences for Business and Technology in Vechta/Diephol

Vallendar

  • Vallendar PTHV       
  • Vallendar WHU    

Velbert

  • Bochum H     

Villingen-Schwenningen

  • Furtwangen H

Warburg

  • Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences

Weiden

  •  Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Science

Wedel

  • Fachhochschule of Wedel

Weihenstephan

  • Munich University of Technology

Weilheim-Bierbronnen

  • Gustav-Siewerth Academy state-accredited scientific university

Wetzlar

  • Giessen-Friedberg University of Applied Sciences

Wilhelmshaven

  • Wilhelmshaven/Oldenburg/Elsfleth FH

Weimar

  • Weimar HfM 
  • Weimar U

Wernigerode

  • Harz H    

Weingarten

  • Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences
  • College of Education, Weingarten

Wildau

  • University of Applied Sciences Wildau

Wismar

  • Wismar University of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design

Wittenberg

  • Witten/Herdecke U

Wiesbaden

  • RheinMain H     
  • Wiesbaden VFH

Warburg

  • Ostwestfalen-Lippe H

Wurzburg

Zittau

  • HS Zittau/Görlitz (FH) – University of Applied Sciences
  • Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau

Zweibrücken

  • Kaiserslautern FH

Zwickau

  • Idstein HFresen     
  • West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau

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