Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

Anhalt University’s clear approach is convincing because it consistently brings together science and innovation. In Bernburg, Dessau, and Köthen, we provide innovative research and teaching at an international level. In addition, we offer a high quality of life and studies for nearly 8,000 students, 2,000 of whom contribute to the University’s international flair. 

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Education & Training (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)



The Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in seven departments have one thing in common - besides teaching expert knowledge, they prepare students for a successful start to their career.


To international companies looking to establish themselves or doing business in Germany, we offer the following services:

  • Assistance in recruiting highly qualified, local personnel with international backgrounds
  • Guidance in establishing cooperations with local companies or setting up subsidiaries
  • Support in setting-up cross-cultural teams to handle your German start-up/enterprise
  • Our network of local companies to match all your business needs

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GSSA 2021

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Student services

The Central Student Advising Service has the task of advising prospective students, enrolled students, and others interested in the University about the degree program contents, tasks, and requirements.

The Central Student Advising Service gives information, advises, and assists, e.g. with:

  • Questions about admission and possibilities for studying (application)
  • Orientation at the University, conditions and requirements for studying
  • Problems with choosing a subject area
  • Problems during the course of studies
  • Questions about continuing studies
  • Representation of student interests in the University’s committees

Housing services

Campus life in Köthen is very diverse. Three departments are located on this campus in the Bernburger Straße and the Lohmannstraße. For studies to be successful, the conditions must be right. Short distances to courses, shopping, clubs, and the world. In the university city of Köthen, you are sure to find suitable, affordable housing.

Library services

Anhalt University Library is a scientific, public library that provides literature and information to university members as well as interested citzen. In order To borrow media, we have to ask you to register and agree to our rules and regulations.

ICT services

Bernburg has several PC pools, not all of which have Internet access. The opening hours are announced at the beginning of a semester on the timetable. In addition to the lectures, the students are allowed to use the PC pools outside of the courses.

Student Life

Campus life

With campuses in Köthen, Bernburg, and Dessau, Anhalt University calls three extraordinary cities home: Köthen as a traditionally important center of culture and education, Bernburg with its focus on natural sciences, and Dessau, whose Bauhaus inspires people worldwide with architecture and design. 

Anhalt University is glad to be a part of this attractive trio of cities.

Sports facilities

Every student of Anhalt University has the opportunity to participate in the numerous sports offers at the university.

Different sports courses are offered at the different locations.

These include, for example, basketball, badminton, archery, boxing, football, karate, climbing, oriental dance, diving, horse riding, rowing, swimming, tennis, volleyball, yoga and many more.


The Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Department of Architecture, Facility Management and Geoinformation is an accredited testing laboratory (PÜZ-Stelle) according to state building regulations and is managed by the Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik Berlin (DIBt) under the symbol SAN 17.

Student Reviews

DIA, Masters of Architecture
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

One of the best multicultural experiences for students in DIA, Which allows students to interact with many professionals in the field of Architecture, design. The school is also on the same campus as the renowned Bauhaus building Walter Gropius. The teaching standards are very good and one can explore in terms of design choice and also can experience this quiet city...

The Star School
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Anhalt University of Applied Sciences offers innovative teaching and research at international level and with international study quality and quality of life at three sites in Bernburg, Dessau and Köthen. 65 Bachelor's and Master's courses in seven departments prepare over 7,900 students – including 1,900 international students – for one thing above all: a successful...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Good exp ever in my life

Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany


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