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Kempten University of Applied Sciences - Professional School of Business & Technology

Kempten University of Applied Sciences is an open-minded university located in beautiful Allgäu, Southern Germany, one of the most popular regions in charming Bavaria. It is a cosmopolitan university, which offers applied, interdisciplinary, international and pioneering higher education courses. 

About

History

Kempten University of Applied Sciences was established in 1978 with 82 students in a rented building. While the accession of Pope John Paul II, the first balloon crossing of the Atlantic and the last VW Beetle to be manufactured in Germany were making the national and international headlines, the breaking news in Allgäu was the new university and its ambitious target of 1.000 students.

Education

In addition to the central area, Kempten University has six faculties. Providing the teaching range they are the university’s organizational basic units. Their study areas cover the competence areas of business & tourism management, computer science & multimedia, social & health sciences, and the engineering sciences.

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Services

Library services

The library presents 90,000 books available to borrow and 250 print periodicals in the reading room. You have also access to 50,000 e-journals and 180,000 e-books.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Kempten University of Applied Sciences is the highest-altitude higher education institution in Bavaria. It works with the German HE sports association (Allgemeiner Deutschen Hochschulsportverband) and the German ski association (Deutscher Skiverband) to help successful winter sports athletes gain academic qualifications whilst pursuing a sporting career.

Student clubs

Association of Friends of the University, Förderkreis für die Hochschule Kempten e.V.

The Association’s mission is to provide general and material support, in particular to secure and drive forward the development of Kempten University of Applied Sciences. The Association has for many years contributed to projects for which sufficient public funding could not be obtained, for example helping the University to acquire high-quality laboratory equipment and in public relations work.

Accreditation

  • ACQUIN
  • ASIIN
  • FIBAA

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It's sort of hard really you have to learn a new way of learning as you sit down in a lecture hall and you have to write down whatever the teacher says. If you need help or your slow you'll have to meet the teacher some other time. Lessons aren't exciting as well as they don't grab the people's attention so it's hard to learn and concentrate

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

There is a wide range of subjects in the school and there are many culture events for exchange students, the cafeteria and the sport facilities are also great the teaching is quite practical with many up-to-date information, some teachers offer class trips as well

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

As I wrote in the paragraph above I was very satisfied with the studies. The professors let us think, talk and discuss during the classes. It was great they have a lot of subjects not only in the local languagem, but also in English what is great for local students as well. It is great opportunity for them to improve their language skills. This is what I miss at my...

Kempten (Allgäu), Germany

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