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Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt Nürtingen-Geislingen (HfWU)

  • Standort Geislingen
  • Parkstraße 4
  • 73312 Geislingen
  • Phone: +49 7331 22-520

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University of applied sciences, public
Year of foundation 1972
Total number of Students 5,434
Students at this campus 2,183
Semester contribution 188,10 € *
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
100.0 %
Humanities, Languages
0.0 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
0.0 %
Other studies
0.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
88.4 %
Master's degree
11.5 %
Teacher qualification degree
0.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.2 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Customer-friendly opening hours (73 hours / week); generous loan conditions (60 copies, extension possible 7-times); free transportation of books between locations; approx. 360,000 e-books, approx. 94,000 books, large selection of online full-text databases; over 17,000 electronic journals; external access for the students to chargeable databases via Shibboleth or VPN. University font server with over 2,000 theses; interlibrary loan and document delivery via German interlibrary loan; Internet connections at all reading spaces (WiFi or network connection). more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a Foreign Language, Russian, Spanish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is free of charge. Students of the HfWU can participate in the sports program of the university region of Tübingen-Hohenheim. Some sport groups host their own tournaments (football, basketball, volleyball, riding), which are contested either as internal university events or in cooperation with other universities. Every year there is a summer festival with popular sports, a university run and a student organized sports day per semester. Since 2017, the FBF faculty has organized a football tournament in which students, employees and professors also take part. The HfWU is a member of the General German University Sports Association (Allgemeinen Deutschen Hochschulsportverband). more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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