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.
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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.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Hochschule Mittweida a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Hochschule Mittweida's acceptance rate range is not reported.
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.
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Hochschule Mittweida has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).
Hochschule Mittweida is a public higher education institution.
Hochschule Mittweida is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Hochschule Mittweida does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Hochschule Mittweida's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
Hochschule Mittweida's housing offering includes the following options:
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: https://www.studentenwerk-freiberg.de/freiberg/housing/online-application/en/
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.
uniRank provides below an overview of Hochschule Mittweida's main services:
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:
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
Hochschule Mittweida offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:
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.
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Hochschule Mittweida is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
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