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Universität Witten/Herdecke

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Founded in 1982, the Universität Witten/Herdecke (Witten/Herdecke University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Witten (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Universität Witten/Herdecke (UW / H) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Universität Witten/Herdecke (UW / H) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 42-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this German higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UW / H also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universität Witten/Herdecke's Control Typeprivate


Universität Witten/Herdecke's Entity Typenon-profit


Universität Witten/Herdecke' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Universität Witten/Herdecke's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

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

Address Alfred-Herrhausen-Strasse 50
58448 North Rhine-Westphalia
Universität Witten/Herdecke's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universität Witten/Herdecke Phone Number +49 (2302) 9260
Universität Witten/Herdecke Fax Number +49 (2302) 926 407

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universität Witten/Herdecke'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 Universität Witten/Herdecke's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universität Witten/Herdecke'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 Universität Witten/Herdecke.

Universität Witten/Herdecke: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Universität Witten/Herdecke's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universität Witten/Herdecke a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universität Witten/Herdecke's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Universität Witten/Herdecke's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Admission Office Admission Office

Alfred-Herrhausen-Strasse 50
Witten 58448
(2302) 926 520

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universität Witten/Herdecke.

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universität Witten/Herdecke has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Control Type Control Type

Universität Witten/Herdecke is a private higher education institution.

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Entity Type Entity Type

Universität Witten/Herdecke is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universität Witten/Herdecke does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Universität Witten/Herdecke's Library University Library

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Universität Witten/Herdecke's Housing University Housing

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Universität Witten/Herdecke'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 Universität Witten/Herdecke's main services:

Universität Witten/Herdecke'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.

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Universität Witten/Herdecke's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Universität Witten/Herdecke's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Universität Witten/Herdecke'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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Universität Witten/Herdecke's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universität Witten/Herdecke is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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