hochschule 21

country rank  264
world rank  6928

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, hochschule 21 (University 21, University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Buxtehude (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), hochschule 21 is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. hochschule 21 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. This 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this German higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University 21, University of Applied Sciences
Founded 2004
Motto Extraordinary Dual
Colours Dark blue, white and yellow

University Location

Address Harburger Str. 6
Buxtehude (population range: 10,000-49,999)
21614 Lower Saxony
T +49 (4161) 6480
F +49 (4161) 648123

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Harburger Str. 6
Buxtehude 21614
+49 (4161) 648 142

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministry of Science and Culture Land Niedersachsen
  • Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Informatics/Computer Science, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019