Our history

Teaching and research, intensive practical relevance and internationality characterise the performance of the Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts. With more than 10,000 students, the university is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Lower Saxony and the second largest university in the capital of Lower Saxony.

Founded in 1971 from various predecessor institutions, the Hochschule Hannover - University of Applied Sciences and Arts now offers an exceptionally wide range of courses with currently more than 60 accredited degree courses in five faculties at several locations in Hanover.