Profile of the Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Around 10,000 students in five faculties at five locations in Hanover benefit from the diverse opportunities offered by studying at the Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HsH). With over 60 accredited degree courses, the HsH offers an extraordinarily broad range of subjects. In addition to engineering, economics and social sciences, the Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts also offers a wide range of media and creative courses of internationally renowned educational quality.

The HsH offers an above-average number of dual and part-time study models and implements innovative study programme concepts and forms of learning. Small learning groups, application-oriented education, also in the area of research, as well as numerous continuing education programmes for different target groups are further features that distinguish this university in a special way. Meanwhile, the HsH is also an "Open University". By opening up higher education to people with vocational qualifications, experience from professional practice is transferred into higher education careers. The HsH supports this target group with specific programmes in order to also lead their university career to a successful conclusion.

The HsH is characterised by short study times and intensive practical relevance in teaching. This is also reflected in the fact that our graduates are highly accepted by the business community. The integration of practical phases into the degree programme enables students to gain professional experience and establish company contacts during their time at university. A special feature in the range of courses offered are the dual study programmes, in which in-company training is integrated into the university studies.

The Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts strives to realise one of its primary goals by offering students a comprehensive range of counselling services: A more considered choice of studies and optimal orientation in the course of studies undoubtedly leads to greater academic success and shorter study times. In order to integrate our first-semester students more quickly and to bridge initial difficulties at the beginning of their studies, the university offers a wide range of tutorials and subject-specific bridge courses. These measures also aim to increase the proportion of women and better integrate our foreign students.