Pforzheim University

country rank  106
world rank  2873

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University Overview

Founded in 1877, Hochschule Pforzheim (Pforzheim University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Pforzheim (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Hochschule Pforzheim (HS Pforzheim) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hochschule Pforzheim (HS Pforzheim) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 141 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 30-40% making this German higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Pforzheim University
Acronym HS Pforzheim
Founded 1877

University Location

Address Tiefenbronner Strasse 65
Pforzheim (population range: 50,000-249,999)
75175 Baden-Wurttemberg
T +49 (7231) 28 6141
F +49 (7231) 28 6140

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 30-40%
Admission Office Tiefenbronner Strasse 65
Pforzheim 75175
+49 (7231) 28 6145

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
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 Hochschule Pforzheim's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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 Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen (AQAS)


  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN)
  • International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media (Cumulus)
  • Ge4 Network (GE4)
  • Network of International Business Schools (NIBS)
  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018