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Hochschule Schmalkalden

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Established in 1991, the Hochschule Schmalkalden (Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Schmalkalden (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Thuringia. Officially recognized by the Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Jugend und Sport (Thuringian Ministry for Education, Youth and Sport), Hochschule Schmalkalden (HS Schmalkalden) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Hochschule Schmalkalden (HS Schmalkalden) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 32-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this German higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HS Schmalkalden also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Hochschule Schmalkalden's Control Typepublic


Hochschule Schmalkalden's Entity Typenon-profit


Hochschule Schmalkalden' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Hochschule Schmalkalden's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (English) Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences
Acronym HS Schmalkalden
Founded 1991 Origins date back to 1902
Motto We Build Bridges
Colours Blue

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University Location

Address Blechhammer
98574 Thuringia
Hochschule Schmalkalden's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Hochschule Schmalkalden Phone Number +49 (3683) 688 1017
Hochschule Schmalkalden Fax Number +49 (3683) 688 1999

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hochschule Schmalkalden's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Hochschule Schmalkalden's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Hochschule Schmalkalden's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Hochschule Schmalkalden.

Hochschule Schmalkalden: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Hochschule Schmalkalden's admission information.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Hochschule Schmalkalden a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hochschule Schmalkalden's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Admission Office Admission Office

Blechhammer 4–9
Schmalkalden 98574
(3683) 688 1010
(3683) 688 1014

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Hochschule Schmalkalden.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hochschule Schmalkalden has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Control Type Control Type

Hochschule Schmalkalden is a public higher education institution.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Entity Type Entity Type

Hochschule Schmalkalden is a non-profit higher education institution.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Hochschule Schmalkalden does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Hochschule Schmalkalden's Library University Library

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Hochschule Schmalkalden's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Hochschule Schmalkalden's main services:

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Hochschule Schmalkalden's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Hochschule Schmalkalden's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Hochschule Schmalkalden is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Jugend und Sport

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • GATE Germany

Academic Structure


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  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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