Hochschule Pforzheim

country rank  105
world rank  2814

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University Overview

Founded in 1877, Hochschule Pforzheim (Pforzheim University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Pforzheim (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Hochschule Pforzheim (HS Pforzheim) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hochschule Pforzheim (HS Pforzheim) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 142 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this German higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Pforzheim University
Acronym HS Pforzheim
Founded 1877

University Location

Address Tiefenbronner Strasse 65
Pforzheim (population range: 50,000-249,999)
75175 Baden-Wurttemberg
T +49 (7231) 28 6141
F +49 (7231) 28 6140

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Tiefenbronner Strasse 65
Pforzheim 75175
+49 (7231) 28 6145

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen (AQAS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)
  • International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media (Cumulus)
  • Ge4 Network (GE4)
  • Network of International Business Schools (NIBS)
  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019