1946 - Beginning as “the Alfeld lecture courses of the Hildesheim Teacher Training College“;1978 - The Hildesheim Teacher Training College, meanwhile part of the Lower Saxony Teacher Training College, becomes a university in its own right;1989 - The University of Hildesheim is officially entitled to full university status;
2003 - The University of Hildesheim Foundation is established
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The International Office will bring you in contact with a German student who will contact you before your arrival in Hildesheim.
The student will fetch you at the main station and accompany you to your accommodation. During the next days, he/she will help you with practical stuff e.g. show you the next supermarket, the way to the university and good spots in Hildesheim for leisure time.
In Hildesheim you have the possibility to stay in a dormitory or in private flats. You have to apply for a room directly in the residence.
Rooms at KHG student hall are single rooms with a size of 16 - 26 m². Although the rooms are not quite large, they have a few extras that make them pretty attractive compared to a regular flat:
The University Library serves the academic staff and the students of the university, as well as interested citizens who live in the region. Catalogues, reading rooms and other facilities are open to the public, but you need a reader´s card to borrow books and media.
Annual third-party funding has increased sevenfold since the foundation was created, and three major construction programs have followed (Main Campus, Marienburg Culture Campus and Bühler Campus), in addition to a number of other foundation projects and ten innovative endowed professorships. As a public foundation, the University of Hildesheim maintains close relationships with civil society, and a strong network of affiliation with educational, scientific and cultural institutions, as well as economic and business organizations.
Accreditation reports have also noted the high level of teacher commitment and motivation among university faculty, as well as the personal atmosphere between students and professors.
The University is rather small, but that makes the study experience very personal.
In the course of my studies I was able to aquire basic skills by learning the modules "business administration" (e.g. marketing, innovation management), "information science" (e.g. Java coding, information management), "information retrieval" (e.g. databases, online marketing & SEO), "human-machine interaction" (e.g. user experience, usability), "language & communication...
My University is really helpful, when it comes to internships and studying abroad.
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