Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences

3.8 out of 5 (14 ratings / 14 reviews) Krefeld, Germany
Do you know what the underlying idea for the creation of Germany's Fachhochschulen (Universities of Applied Sciences) was? Well, you cannot only study there, but you can also simultaneously and very directly acquire the education and training specifically needed to enable you to embark on your chosen career path. 

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)



  • Institute of Industrial Safety, Environmental Protection, Health Promotion and Efficiency (A.U.G.E)
  • Research Institute for Textile and Clothing (FTB)
  • Institute of Business Process Management and IT (GEMIT)
  • Institute for Coatings and Surface Chemistry (ILOC)
  • Institute of Modelling and High-Performance Computing (IMH)
  • Institute of Pattern Recognition (iPattern)
  • Niederrhein Institute for Regional and Structural Research (NIERS)
  • Social Concepts - Institute for Research and Development in Social Work and Education (SO.CON)
  • SWK Energiezentrum E²

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Student services

The staff of the student office are at your disposal throughout your studies to help you with:

  • Applications and registration
  • Re-registration, leave of absence, exmatriculation
  • Internship requirements
  • Changing the degree programme

Housing services

The Studentenwerk Düsseldorf runs the student residences in Krefeld and Mönchengladbach. Rent for a room in one of the shared flats amounts to around € 220 – 260 per month. Only when you have received your study place will you be able to apply online for a place in a student residence / dormitory.

Various private housing organizations also manage the following student residences:

  • Krefeld
  • Mönchengladbach

Library services

  • Library Campus Krefeld West
  • Library Campus Krefeld South
  • Library Campus Mönchengladbach

ICT services

IT Support at the Hochschule Niederrhein

  • IT support covers all problems and questions that may arise when using IT Services and Systems at the Hochschule Niederrhein.

Student Reviews

My wish to study in Canada
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

My experience has been overall mediocre because of the need to adapt to the pandemic and most importantly language barriers

Reasonable option for students
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Everyting looks good so far.The professors are well-equipped

Pretty good
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Although the university is pretty much new, it works really good and it’s highly organized.

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