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Munich University of Applied Sciences

4.1 out of 5 (21 ratings / 11 reviews) München, Germany
Munich University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany. With its wide range of courses , a strong focus on applied research and practical orientation with partners from business, society and politics, it offers students excellent opportunities in the labor market and in science.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

The University of Applied Sciences - München was founded in 1971 by the amalgamation of seven colleges of technology and higher education, some of which date back to the early 19th century. Today it is the largest university of its kind in Bavaria and one of the largest in Germany.

Education

Competence promotion, practice and research reference as well as student-oriented teaching methods - these are central features of the teaching at the University of Munich. 

The goal is to create learning settings in which students develop problem-solving skills. Our graduates should be able to take on current and future tasks in their profession and society with foresight, a creative mind and a sense of responsibility. 

The further development and quality assurance of the teaching is an important concern. On this page you will get an overview of current projects, initiatives and funding opportunities at our university.

Research

The University of Applied Sciences Munich conducts applied research and development in close cooperation with partners from industry, society and politics, thus ensuring optimal practical relevance. The guideline "Research that serves teaching" also guarantees a high-quality education of the students.

This is made possible by the wide-ranging research landscape at the university, which encompasses the four areas of technology, economics, social affairs and design. The University of Applied Sciences Munich is represented at the state and federal level as well as at the European level with a large number of research projects.

Career

The Career Center is a centralised service facility for students at Munich University of Applied Sciences. Our goal is to help future graduates kick-start their careers, improve their employment prospects and strengthen their ties with the working world.Throughout the semester, we organise events, workshops, talks and information materials for students to attend which focus on the following:

  • Key skills
  • Job applications and starting a career
  • Career qualifications
  • Networking in practice: STUDENT meets BUSINESS events, where students come face-to-face with companies
  • Year-round postings on our career, internship and jobs database

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Services

Student services

The central student advising office of the Munich University of Applied Sciences is located in the main university building (Lothstrasse 34) and provides advisory services in the following areas:

  • Choosing a career path and course of study
  • Financing your studies (grants and scholarships)
  • Psychological counselling
  • Study abroad and other international matters – Persons with disabilities
You should also contact this office with other general questions.

Housing services

Finding accommodation in Munich is difficult but not impossible. The majority of students here rely on private accommodation. Options include flat-sharing (approx. 400-600 € per month), private run residence halls (approx. 400-600€ per month) or a single-apartment (500-800 € per month). Universities in Germany don't own residence halls and don't provide students with rooms but give assistance in searching for accommodation.

Library services

The library of the Hochschule München offers a range of special services and services.

Many of them are accessible to all users (members of the university and guests).

ICT services

Computer labs for students are located at Lothstr. 34, Building G, first floor (main entrance). All terminals are equipped with internet access, Windows and Linux operating systems as well as SUN workstations for lectures. Students are also entitled to an e-mail account.

Student Life

Campus life

Munich is one of the leading economic regions in Europe and renowned for its educational landscape. The city is home to over 20,000 high-tech firms, a range of major banks and insurance companies, market leaders in the media sector and specialist branches of industry. In this environment the University of Applied Sciences - München developed a high-quality, differentiated, and application-oriented programme.

Sports facilities

All students have access to the athletic facilities of the Olympic Village which was built for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. The ZHS (Zentraler Hochschulsport) publishes its program every semester and offers a large variety of sports. Dues range from 7.50 to 15.00 per semester. The brochure can be obtained at the Office of International Affairs. Further information

Student clubs

Catholic Student AssociationThe Catholic and Protestant Student Association offers counselling services for students and a variety of events and activities. Further information

Accreditation

The Engineering and Management master’s programme is accredited by the German Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics (ASIIN) and by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE).

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Great program, but alot of theory

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is still hard work

Great overall experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The professors are really good, and nearly all have real economics experiences. You also have many contact persons, which gives you the feeling that you are never alone during harder times or problems with your studies. The equipement which the university offers, for example in the library could be newer (more up to date). My overall experience here was great and I...

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