Pforzheim University

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)



Today’s design faculty can look back on nearly 140 years of tradition and trace its roots to the Grand Ducal Crafts School, which was founded in 1877. At the turn of the 20th century, the students were taught in the tradition of an architectural draughtsman’s school. 


Pforzheim University offers a wide range of bachelor and master programs in design, technology, business and law.

Prior to your studies numerous questions can arise: questions on the application process, the fundamental question which program corresponds with your affinities or a specific question about the contents of a program and many other questions.

For all these various questions and concerns, you can make use of the following offerings and further information.

The staff will be happy to answer all your questions about your application and your studies at Pforzheim.

Take advantage of our consultation services before you decide on a program – we are looking forward to meeting you!


The research activities of the STI are concerned with the development of new production processes for the manufacture of high-precision permanent magnets for sensor, motor and generator applications based on neodymium.


The Career Center at Pforzheim University is the contact point for students and their questions related to job applications and their career.We will be happy to support you with any questions you may have on the subject:

  • Developing an application strategy
  • Finding suitable positions for internships and professional careers
  • Designing cover letter and CV (application portfolio check)
  • Preparing for a job interview

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GSSA 2021

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Library services

  • In the catalogue you will find for each e-book using-instructions
  • On the library pages there is information about each database and hints for use
  • If something new is available, we will notice the link on the library landing page under "News”

Student Life

Campus life

 In addition to the main campus in Tiefenbronner Strasse in the south of the city (Business chool, School of Engineering) the School of Design is located in two buildings downtown. A Center of Innovation is situated in the north of the city and the Center of Transportation Design is situated in the eastern part of the city.


All courses of studies, which are offered at the Business School, have been accredited nationally by AQAS e.V. 

Student Reviews

About Studying Software Developnent
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I had a good experience at my university because, teaching was more of practical and the lecturers were from big companies like Microsoft, Playtech, Facebook and etc

Very international and qualitative Bachelor's programme!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My study experience at University Pforzheim was very positive. The quality of the lectures as well as the administrative support was great. The study program included an internship and a semester abroad, which I absolved in Beijing. In sum, I really enjoyed studying in Pforzheim because of the broad possibilities and unforgettable experience.

Classes are great
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The experience at Hochschule Pforzheim was very good academically. I do wish there were more student services.

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