Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau

country rank  157
world rank  3898

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University Overview

Founded in 1897, Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau (Zwickau University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Zwickau (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Saxony. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Reichenbach, Schneeberg, Markneukirchen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Saxon State Ministry of Science and the Arts), Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau (WHZ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau (WHZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Zwickau University of Applied Sciences
Acronym WHZ
Founded 1897
Motto Technology, Economics and Quality of Life

University Location

Address Dr.-Friedrichs-Ring 2A
Zwickau (population range: 50,000-249,999)
08056 Saxony
T +49 (375) 5360
F +49 (375) 536 1127
Other locations Reichenbach, Schneeberg, Markneukirchen

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+49 (375) 536 1060

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018