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University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS) has ten faculties offering more than 40 degree courses as well as six research institutes and thus offers practice- and future-oriented education in a wide variety of fields. With its about 200 professors and about 9100 enrolled students (winter semester 2017/18), FHWS is one of Bavaria's largest universities of applied sciences.

Master's Programmes



Predecessors of the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, whose history dates back to the year 1807, were:

  • the Balthasar-Neumann-Polytechnikum of the District of Unterfranken
  • the Higher School of Economics of the City of Würzburg
  • the Werkkunstschule of the city of Würzburg.


During lecture periods the Career Service will offer personal counseling on all issues regarding job applications and entering into professional life. There will also be events and workshops on the following topics:

  • How to apply for a job
  • Assessment centres
  • Etiquette
  • Starting a business
  • Excursions to companies

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Library services

The Library of the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt is one of the supporting units and fulfils its tasks on the two locations Würzburg and Schweinfurt. The library facilities are in general available to any interested person.

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