Germany Top Universities & Colleges

Hochschule Mittweida

country rank  125
world rank  2118

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking


Founded in 1867, the Hochschule Mittweida (Mittweida University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mittweida (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Saxony. Officially recognized by the Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Saxon State Ministry of Science and Culture), Hochschule Mittweida (HSMW) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Hochschule Mittweida (HSMW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 156-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HSMW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Hochschule Mittweida's Control Typepublic


Hochschule Mittweida's Entity Typenon-profit


Hochschule Mittweida' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Hochschule Mittweida's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Mittweida University of Applied Sciences
Acronym HSMW
Founded 1867

Search Engine

for programs, online courses, tuition fees, admission policy and requirements, acceptance rate, accreditation, facilities, services, affiliations or any other information you want to search and learn about Hochschule Mittweida.
Our search engine is powered by Google.

University Location

Address Technikumplatz 17
09648 Saxony
Hochschule Mittweida's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Hochschule Mittweida Phone Number +49 (3727) 581 737
Hochschule Mittweida Fax Number +49 (3727) 582 2 1737

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hochschule Mittweida'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 Mittweida's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

Click here to explore a list of or, if not available yet, search for them with our powered by Google. We are constantly adding university courses and programs worldwide with the cooperation of university representatives.

You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

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 Mittweida'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 Mittweida.

Hochschule Mittweida: 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)

Tip: search for Hochschule Mittweida's tuition fees with the uniRank Search Engine



Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.

Admission Information

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

Hochschule Mittweida's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hochschule Mittweida's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hochschule Mittweida's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Hochschule Mittweida's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

The university boasts a successful history of over 150 years and has produced almost 80,000 graduates from more than 40 countries.

Internationality has been a significant aspect of Mittweida University of Applied Sciences since its establishment in 1867. During its early years, over half of the students came from abroad to gain expertise at Mittweida.

Today, the university maintains partnerships with over 100 institutions worldwide and approximately 21 percent of its student body consists of international students. The European exchange program Erasmus+ plays a vital role in the university's international cooperation strategy, and it also facilitates exchanges with universities in Asia, North and South America, the Middle East, Africa, and New Zealand.

Hochschule Mittweida's Admission Office Admission Office

Technikumplatz 17
Mittweida 09648
(3727) 58 1269

Tip: search for Hochschule Mittweida's admission policy with the uniRank Search Engine

Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

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

Hochschule Mittweida's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hochschule Mittweida has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Hochschule Mittweida's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Hochschule Mittweida's Control Type Control Type

Hochschule Mittweida is a public higher education institution.

Hochschule Mittweida's Entity Type Entity Type

Hochschule Mittweida is a non-profit higher education institution.

Hochschule Mittweida's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Hochschule Mittweida's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Hochschule Mittweida does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Hochschule Mittweida's main facilities:

Hochschule Mittweida's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Hochschule Mittweida's Library

Hochschule Mittweida's Housing University Housing

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

Hochschule Mittweida's housing offering includes the following options:

  • HSMW collaborates with Studentenwerk Freiberg, which provides a certain number of places in a dormitory.
  • For the winter semester, students should apply for a dormitory place by the end of June, and for the summer semester, by the beginning of January. This application is independent of the visa application process.

The modernly equipped student housing facilities are conveniently located directly on campus, with the student cafeteria and various shopping opportunities nearby. Students can choose from several types of rooms, and living in the dormitory offers advantages such as perfect studying conditions, easy networking with other students, and a smooth start to their studies with opportunities to make new friends. The dormitories are maintained by "Studentenwerk Freiberg".

Students are required to open a German bank account immediately after their arrival, as the monthly accommodation loan will be deducted from this account. Additionally, a deposit (e.g., 2 monthly loans) must be paid, which will be refunded at the end of the stay if the room is left without damages and in a clean condition.

For more information on the dormitory application process, visit:

Hochschule Mittweida's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

Hochschule Mittweida offers all students and staff a wide range of sports and exercise opportunities, as well as training opportunities for student athletes.

The range of services offered by university sports ranges from meet and play, learning selected sports, preventive health sports to competition-oriented training.

As part of the Studium Generale, the one-semester courses "Health Science and Exercise" and "Health Literacy and Exercise" are offered.

University Services

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

Hochschule Mittweida's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Hochschule Mittweida provides financial aids to high-achieving and committed students through the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship program, launched by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The program collaborates with various partners, including companies, individuals, foundations, and associations, to address the shortage of skilled workers and strengthen Saxony as a center of knowledge and business.

Benefits of the Deutschlandstipendium at Mittweida University of Applied Sciences:

  • Supports individual students financially
  • Offers diverse practical and interdisciplinary courses
  • Facilitates close cooperation with the local economy, benefiting both students and companies
  • Provides opportunities for students to explore career prospects in the region
  • Promotes curiosity about living and working in Saxony among young people from outside the region

Hochschule Mittweida's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Hochschule Mittweida offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • The International Office at HSMW supports students in preparing for their study abroad experience, providing placement opportunities at partner universities in Europe and worldwide.
  • Students can benefit from the office's extensive experience and receive advice throughout the process.
  • HSMW offers scholarships from ERASMUS+ (EU) and PROMOS (worldwide) programs, but students must apply for them.
  • The International Office also provides information on other scholarship programs and offers guidance on the application process.
  • Students are encouraged to check the list of partner universities on the HSMW website to get an initial idea about their study abroad plans.
  • Individual advisory services are available during the office's opening hours.

Hochschule Mittweida's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Hochschule Mittweida's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Hochschule Mittweida'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


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Hochschule Mittweida's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Hochschule Mittweida is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hochschule Mittweida's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Sächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (SMWK)

Tip: search for Hochschule Mittweida's accreditations with the uniRank Search Engine

Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hochschule Mittweida's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European University on Responsible Consumption and Production (EURECA-PRO)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • 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

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Hochschule Mittweida 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Hochschule Mittweida's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Hochschule Mittweida's Facebook page review Hochschule Mittweida's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Hochschule Mittweida's X (formerly Twitter) page review Hochschule Mittweida's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Hochschule Mittweida's YouTube channel review Hochschule Mittweida's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Hochschule Mittweida's Instagram page review Hochschule Mittweida's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Hochschule Mittweida's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

Hochschule Mittweida's official TikTok channel

Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.


Video Presentation

N.A.; please submit an official Hochschule Mittweida general video presentation.

University Website

Related Resources

Feedback, Errors and Update

We appreciate your feedback and error reports. Hochschule Mittweida's official representatives can claim this institution and request to update this entire university profile free of charge by clicking on UPDATE ALL

Feedback / Error UPDATE ALL

Site last updated: Thursday, 5 October 2023

Featured Universities New

Unlock Your University's Global Potential: Spotlight Your Institution on UniRank for International Recognition. Feature your University here. Get in Touch Today. Discover More Information Without Any Obligation!

© uniRank since 2005