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Distance and Independent Studies Center

Top reasons to study here

  • The Distance and Independent Studies Center was voted a top distance learning provider 2020 on
  • The DISC is part of the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and therefore the DISC has access to the resources of the University.
  • The DISC offers a wide range of different studies programmes

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)



The DISC is an outgrowth of the former "Center for Distance Learning and University Further Education", which was established at the University of Kaiserslautern in 1992. Today, after years of steady development, the DISC offers students a wide range of varied and attractive services.


The DISC offers a wide range of master's programmes and certificates from three main fields. These three main field are: Human resources, Management & Law and Science & Engineering. 

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Student Life

Campus life

The DISC is located on the Campus of the technical University of Kaiserslautern. Therefore, the students have access to different cafes and also canteen. In direct neighborhood to the campus are also supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacy and hairdressers. The city centre of Kaiserslautern can be reached in 10 minutes by car or bus and the train station is only five minutes away.   

Sports facilities

A fitness studio and several sports fields are directly on the campus. Moreover, there are many small sport stations distributed across the campus for short sport sessions, especially between two learning events.

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