Konstanz University of Applied Sciences

The HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences is a modern university that takes a practical, hands-on approach. We offer a broad range of programs, and students benefit from our interdisciplinary approach and focus on bridging theory and practice.

Master's Programmes

Law (1)



  • 1906 - Alfred Wachtel founded the "Technikum Konstanz", a private engineering school that offered majors in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. 


HTWG Konstanz offers numerous attractive courses of study for undergraduate studies as well as postgraduate studies and MBAs. The university is divided in the following departments: Architecture and Design, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Business, Cultural and Legal Studies. 


  • Institute for Applied Research (IAF)
  • Institute for Applied Thermo and Fluid Dynamics (IATF)
  • Institute for Natural Sciences & Mathematics(INM)
  • Institute for Optical Systems (IOS)
  • Institute for Professional Writing (IPS)
  • Institute for System Dynamics (ISD)
  • Institute for Strategic Innovation & Technology Management - IST
  • Konstanz Institute for Corporate Governance (KICG)
  • Konstanz Institute for Process Controlling (KIPS)
  • Institute for Material Systems Engineering Konstanz (WIK)
  • Institute for Material Systems in Thurgau (Switzerland) WITg
  • Energy-efficient construction


Students can meet with representatives from various industries at the four annual company trade fairs held directly on the HTWG Konstanz campus.

Our "Mentoring Program Konstanz" offers students the possibility of meeting with a personal mentor from the business world to get professional advising and a glimpse into the profession.

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Housing services

Konstanz is a city with an extraordinarily high living quality. The city and its surroundings are popular not only with students, but also with families and outdoor enthusiasts. Since both Switzerland and Lake Constance border Konstanz, the available living space is limited and not always inexpensive. To consider all available housing options in Konstanz, it is important to begin your search for accommodation as early as possible.

Student Life

Sports facilities

University sports provides opportunities for university members (including researchers) to take part in many kinds of traditional and trend sports. To take part, simply register online on the university sports pages. We recommend registering at the beginning of the semester since some courses are very popular and fill up quickly.The university’s own fitness centre Unimotion provides you with individual advice and assistance with using a variety of equipment and training programmes. You can register during opening hours.

Student Reviews

"I would never change coming here for my BA studies"
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

HTWG Konstanz is a great university in a great general surrounding. HTWG offers a wide range of study programs and people/professors are always helpful. As the HTWG is rather small, it is more like a "family atmosphere" where students and professors are able to work close to each other. But besides the university, it is especially Konstanz as a city which makes studying...

well spent time
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

interesting and offers a new way of studying

Good school
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I enjoyed studying in Konstanz

Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


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