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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 8,690
Students at this campus 4,744
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
23.1 %
Humanities, Languages
9.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
67.3 %
Other studies
0.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
85.1 %
Master's degree
14.8 %
Teacher qualification degree
0.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.1 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
- more information
Special features regarding the library
Locations: Library locations in Gelsenkirchen, Bocholt and Recklinghausen. Regular opening hours: 09:00-18:00 (Gelsenkirchen and Bocholt). Extended opening hours during preparations for exams. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Sports: In addition, under coronavirus conditions: Yoga online course, hip-hop online course
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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