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Westfälische Hochschule

  • Standort Gelsenkirchen
  • Neidenburger Straße 43
  • 45897 Gelsenkirchen
  • Phone: +49 209 9596-0

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University of applied sciences, public
Year of foundation 1992
Total number of Students 8,742
Students at this campus 4,806
Semester contribution 334,38 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
0.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
22.1 %
Humanities, Languages
9.3 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
68.5 %
Other studies
0.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
83.6 %
Master's degree
16.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
0.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Library locations in Gelsenkirchen, Bocholt and Recklinghausen. Regular opening hours: from 8:00-19:00 (Gelsenkirchen and Bocholt). Extended opening hours during exam preparation periods. Extensive range of electronic and printed media. Approx. 380 individual and group workstations, some with PC equipment. Other services: Discovery service, W-LAN, VPN access for electronic resources, literature management programs, university publication server, research advice and training, interlibrary loan, standards issuing office. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Additionally, under corona conditions: Yoga Online Course, Hip Hop Online Course more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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