The University

Fulda University of Applied Sciences is a practice-oriented university with an international profile. The special focus on applied research includes the independant right to confer the doctorate. Founded in 1974, the university encompasses, at present, eight departments with over 60 study programmes, approx. 9,700 students of which 1,426 international students from more than 110 countries, 170 professors, 125 academic and research staff, plus 250 administrative staff.

The university offers a wide range of academic and professional education with a special focus on "health, nutrition and food". Numerous research and development projects are undertaken in cooperation with private business and industry. Fulda University cooperates with ca. 100 universities around the world. The number of international programmes is growing continuously: Bachelors such as "International Business and Management", "Science and Engineering" or "International Health Sciences" as well as Master´s programmes like "International Management", "Intercultural Communication and European Studies", "International Food Business and Consumer Studies" or "Global Software Development" are partly or entirely taught in English.

Studying at Fulda University that means:

  1. Living in the centre of Germany
  2. No tuition fees: education is funded by the state
  3. Practice-oriented education with a strong focus on applied research
  4. State of the art laboratories
  5. Strong links to business and industry: good job opportunities
  6. Excellent support services for international students