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HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts

We place particular importance on an international approach and attitude. But we feel it is just as important that the students at our three campuses in Hildesheim, Holzminden and Göttingen are closely linked to local networks and that co-operative projects establish early contacts to prospective employers.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Social Sciences (1)



HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts or HAWK - Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst was found in 1971 in Germany.


We offer 23 Bachelor and 13 Master courses in six faculties and are currently significantly expanding our interdisciplinary approach.


The primary mission of the Hornemann Institute is to promote research and training in the field of preservation of cultural heritage, especially through world-wide knowledge transfer for conservators via Internet. The Hornemann Institute is involved in a lot of national and international projects. The centre is founded for the EXPO 2000 and since 2003 a state-funded institute of the HAWK.

Main Research Topics at the HAWK
  • Laser and Plasma Technology
  • Sustainable production and use of biogenic raw materials: NEUTec: Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technology and FairLog 2020: Contemporary Wood Logistics
  • Social and Economic Processes in Integrated City and Regional Development

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Student services

The International Office offers various services within the range of international affairs:

For International study applicants:

  • Consultation and information to study courses, application and admission requirements
  • Information to the offer of German language courses

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I loved to be a student and to connect with other students. Also getting the Erasmus+ support to volunteer in the Netherlands and in Portugal has changed a lot about my thoughts about live, people and connecting with other nationalitys, work while using different languages and my skills to leave my comfortzone... I don't have any regrets about my way of studying, because...

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