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Technische Hochschule Nürnberg

The Georg-Simon-Ohm-Hochschule Nürnberg is a University of Applied Sciences, and is situated in the centre of Nuremberg in close proximity to Woehrder See and Woehrder Wiese.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (1)



The university was established on August 1, 1971, following the Bavarian Law for Universities of Applied Sciences passed on October 27, 1970. The university is a corporation under public law. The state of Bavaria is the bearer of the requirements. Major academic disciplines include engineering, business administration, social studies and design.


With more than 40 bachelor's and master's degree programs in 12 departments and an award-winning continuing education model, you are sure to find the right career path for you - a career with a future.



  • Georg Simon Ohm Management Institute (GSO-MI)
  • Polymeric Optical Fibres Application Center (POF-AC)
  • Institute for Languages and Intercultural Competence: Language Center (LC)
  • Institute for Power Electronic Systems (ELSYS)
  • Institute for Automotive Engineering (ifzn)
  • Institute for Energy and Building (ieg)
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Health Improvement (CIG)
  • Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation (iii)
  • Center for Materials Analysis (ZWL)

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Student services

If you have questions regarding the subjects offered, admission requirements or description details, please contact the Student Counseling Service or the Student Office. If you need software or hardware support, contact our Information Technology Center. Nuremberg Tech's Family Services can assist you in pursuing a degree and balancing work and family.

The International Office allows student and faculty mobility, our Language Center offers around 150 courses in 15 languages every semester, the International Business program provides one bachelor's and three master's degrees, and the Georg Simon Ohm Management Institute offers a wide range of academic continuing education programs.

Housing services

All exchange/program students of the Nuremberg Institute of Technology can be allocated a room for the period of their stays (max. 2 semesters) in one of the student residence halls offered by the student services (Studentenwerk) Nuremberg-Erlangen.

Exchange / program students can only apply for a room in the student residence halls if they accept all the terms and conditions mentioned in the SOK. In order to help you better understand the SOK-conditions please click for Info SOK for more information.

Library services

The Library of the Nuremberg Tech divides into three locations and subject areas, respectively the Central Library for Engineering, Architecture and Design, the Departmental Library for Business and Social Studies and the Reference Library for Computer Science and other locations.

To borrow books a valid ohmcard or library card is needed.

ICT services

  • PC training rooms: Work stations equipped with laser printers, plotters and scanners
  • Lending: Up-to-date notebooks, beamers und digital cameras for projects at university
  • Campus licences: Low-price/free use of several software bundles
  • Access to the university's IT systems
  • OHMnet: Area-wide WLAN
  • VPN: Secure access to the university net (via WLAN or external) by SSL VPN gateway

Student Life

Campus life

Nuremberg is a multifaceted city. Its cultural highlights include the castle, the historic city center and the world famous Christmas market, which offers visitors grilled sausages, gingerbread and hot spiced wine. It is a peaceful city, rich in tradition, and yet numerous renowned corporations from various industries provide many internship and research opportunies for your career.

Student Reviews

I can't get this feeling
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The University hasn't a campus. So, it wasn't effortless to get in touch with friends from other faculties. The Faculty was tiny. The missing campus atmosphere and the small Faculty was in my point of view responsible for a lot of disadvantages. The disadvantages are the feeling in beeing at school instead of a university, fewer possibilities of courses. A few professors...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The study will be starting in March for the Masters Degree therefore I have no experience at the moment

Good Bachelor degree with future prospects
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The university structure is somewhat unclear at the beginning of the studies. The international student staff always try to help out and to make the students feel welcome. Professors are professional, but not always relevant with topics.

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