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Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (THM)

  • Standort Wetzlar
  • Charlotte-Bamberg-Straße 3
  • 35578 Wetzlar
  • Phone: +49 644144786-12

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University of applied sciences, public
Year of foundation 1971
Total number of Students 18,796
Students at this campus 1,845
Semester contribution 278,32 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
1.2 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
0.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
38.4 %
Humanities, Languages
0.0 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
60.4 %
Other studies
0.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Teacher qualification degree
Pre-Bologna degrees
Other types of degrees

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Library at the Giessen Campus; Library at the Friedberg Campus; Use of the libraries at Giessen University (1 main library, 4 departmental libraries and 7 specialist libraries) possible; Stock: 139,300 e-books; 41,584 e-journals; 99,063 printed media; 36 journal subscriptions; Perinorm database: DIN, GEFMA, VDI (standards repository), IEEE standards, VDE standards library; Services: Internet services: Users can make reservations and extend loans via their account; Online order options (interlibrary loans, document supply service); VPN access to online media from outside the library; Various WEB 2.0 resources (Facebook, LibraryThing); Teaching library; individual training tailored to the respective user groups (first semester guided tours, database training); A place of learning: Individual and group work rooms, learning centre, computer work rooms; Media resources: DIN (standards display point), e-book portal, electronic journals library. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Business English, English for Engineering Students, Technical and Business English, English for Civil Engineering and Architecture, English for Business Communication, Spanish for Careers. THM students can participate in the programmes of the Giessen University, and vice versa (https://www.uni-giessen.de/fbz/zentren/zfbk/forumsprachen/aktuelles_kursangebot_anmeldung) more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of all higher education institutions in Hesse. There is a special cooperation with Giessen University and the University of Marburg, where sports programmes are available for use by THM students (and staff) at the same price. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. University fitness studio on the Giessen campus; Very extensive and diverse sports programme comprising popular, health and competitive sports. In addition, a variety of online offers, e.g. sports courses via Zoom, for students and staff. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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