Fachhochschule Westküste

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world rank  4868

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Fachhochschule Westküste (West Coast University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Heide (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Schleswig-Holstein. This institution also has a branch campus in Holstein. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Schleswig-Holstein), Fachhochschule Westküste (FHW) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Fachhochschule Westküste (FHW) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FHW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name West Coast University of Applied Sciences
Acronym FHW
Founded 1993

University Location

Address Fritz-Thiedemann-Ring 20
25746 Schleswig-Holstein
Tel +49 (481) 8555 0
Fax +49
Other locations Holstein

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)
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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
Admission Office Fritz-Tiedemann-Ring 20
Heide 25746
(481) 85 55 0

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fachhochschule Westküste's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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