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2019 / 20
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Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau

  • Standort Zwickau
  • Dr.-Friedrichs-Ring 2 A
  • 08056 Zwickau
  • Phone: +49 375 536-0

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University of applied sciences, public
Year of foundation 1897
Total number of Students 4,172
Students at this campus 3,989
Semester contribution 146,00 € *
Tuition fees min. 200 € *

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
10.1 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
0.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
18.6 %
Humanities, Languages
12.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
56.0 %
Other studies
2.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
38.1 %
Master's degree
12.2 %
Teacher qualification degree
0.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
44.5 %
Other types of degrees
5.1 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below)
Special features regarding the library
The primary purpose of the library is to provide students, professors and staff of the university with literature and information for study, teaching and research. In addition, it is available in the city and region for scientific and professional purposes as well as for general education and training. The inventory of the university library can be found in Zwickau in the main library at the “Kornmarkt” as well as in the departmental libraries Scheffelstraße, Schneeberg, Markneukirchen and Reichenbach. more information
Foreign language courses
There is no foreign language centre. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. The university sports programme offers sports activities specially tailored to the daily rhythm of teaching and research. Practice times, sports facilities and types of sports are organised so as to ensure that a physical balance is achieved in everyday university life. As well as taking part in organised traditional and trend sports, it is also possible to use the university's own fitness studio independently and to take advantage of the outdoor sports facilities. In addition to the weekly sports, students can take part in various teams and contests such as the WHZ sports festival. more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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