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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 9,059
Students at this campus 5,012
Semester contribution no data
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
21.8 %
Humanities, Languages
9.9 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
68.3 %
Other studies
0.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
84.2 %
Master's degree
15.8 %
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
The library is represented at the three sites of Gelsenkirchen, Bocholt and Recklinghausen. Opening hours 08:00-19:00 (Gelsenkirchen and Bocholt) and Monday to Friday 08:00-20:00 and Saturday 09:00-15:00 (Recklinghausen). Media stock of approx. 190,000 print media for loan and on-site usage including many electronic books, journals and databases. Individual and group workspaces, some equipped with PC facilities. WiFi. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese. more information
Special features regarding university sports
New fitness studio with courses (yoga, self-defence, back exercises, martial arts, etc.), skiing leisure activities, standard dance techniques, climbing courses, sailing courses. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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