Universität Witten/Herdecke

country rank  109
world rank  2971

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University Overview

Founded in 1982, Universität Witten/Herdecke (Witten/Herdecke University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Witten (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dortmund, Bochum. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia), Universität Witten/Herdecke (UW/H) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Witten/Herdecke (UW/H) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 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 10-20% making this German higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Witten/Herdecke University
Acronym UW/H
Founded 1982
Motto Witten wirkt
Witten works
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Alfred-Herrhausen-Strasse 50
Witten (population range: 50,000-249,999)
58448 North Rhine-Westphalia
T +49 (2302) 9260
F +49 (2302) 926 407
Other locations Dortmund, Bochum

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Alfred-Herrhausen-Strasse 50
Witten 58448
+49 (2302) 926 563

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universität Witten/Herdecke's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Year of first Accreditation


  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019