Westfälische Hochschule

country rank  147
world rank  3790

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Westfälische Hochschule (Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Gelsenkirchen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Westfälische Hochschule (WH) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Westfälische Hochschule (WH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences
Acronym WH
Founded 1992

University Location

Address Neidenburger Strasse 10/43
Gelsenkirchen (population range: 250,000-499,999)
45897 North Rhine-Westphalia
T +49 (209) 9596 0
F +49 (209) 9596 445

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Westfälische Hochschule's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019