The University of Kassel does look back upon an eventful history and a series of academic predecessors. Prominent among these antecedents is the Academie de Peinture et de Sculpture (1777) – which lives on in the School of Art and Design at the University of Kassel and in the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning (1832) as the origin of our engineering department.
Few other German universities offer as wide a range in courses of study as Kassel does. From natural sciences and engineering all the way to the arts and humanities– the University of Kassel's unique profile offers numerous fascinating opportunities. Our traditionally strong subjects are the humanities, cultural and social studies as well as teacher education. Environmentally-orientated education and promotion of young talent are also University of Kassel trademarks.
Many Kassel research projects are dedicated to furthering scientific fields to the very edge of their range. This is why research is organized not only by marking the classic distinction between faculties.
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The International Office as an operational internationalisation department at the University of Kassel provides information to students, university teachers and employees, advises them and supports them if they are interested in spending time abroad with regard to their subject and supports international students and academics.
The University Library is headquartered here, but special libraries are also maintained at the university’s other campuses. As a state library, the University of Kassel library is public and open to everyone in the region.
The University of Kassel central campus is located at Holländischer Platz on the edge of downtown Kassel. The former premises of the Henschel Company are home to the Faculties of Human Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Planning, Economics and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The International Studies Centre, the IT Service Centre, and University of Kassel administration are also located here. The library building is the heart of the campus. It provides access to approximately 1.9 million volumes, including 30,000 current periodicals and global electronic media.
The Centre for University Sports (Zentrum für Hochschulsport) offers approximately 100 courses, workshops, sporting tours, and excursions in over 70 different kinds of sports. These include: martial arts, aerobic and strength training, games, dance, aquatics, and winter sports. Online registration takes place at the beginning of each semester. The minimum fee for employees is 10 Euro. The courses are open to guests if spots are available.
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My year of experience in University of Kassel and Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences it was great, i have learn about sustainability and supply chain with the focus on the food value chain, as well as the basic of Food Legislation in Europe, which is important for me, due to I come from another country, this is a plus in my studies, furthermore I took part in...
I am happy with both my programme and life in Germany
That was a great apportunity for me to study there and to benefit of being the student of very Famous Professors and architects.