University of Koblenz - Landau

The University of Koblenz · Landau is one of the youngest universities in Germany and has grown considerably in its relatively short history. Since its transformation from a teacher training college in 1990, numerous new departments and institutes have sprung up.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)



On 1 October 1990 in accordance with federal state law the EWH becomes the University of Koblenz-Landau. The Faculty of Computer Science in Koblenz and the Faculty of Psychology in Landau are established. The university now consists of eight faculties in total at two sites.


The university offers future specialists and executives a diverse range of Bachelor and Master programmes in education, social sciences, cultural studies, the humanities and life sciences as well as psychology and computer science. The traditional core of teaching at the university is its teacher training programmes for all school types.

In the area of continuing education a sophisticated range of study programmes, distance-learning programmes as well as seminars has been developed for an ever-changing working and professional environment.


The University of Koblenz-Landau is a young, medium-sized university with a pronounced research orientation within the thematic trias "LEARNING-SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT".

They indicate established strengths in research and teaching as well as special development potentials at their intersections. All three high profile areas comprise basic and applied research as well as various scientific disciplines, traditions and methods. They form the basis for a versatile range of studies and advanced training courses as well as a range of diverse research activities.

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Student services

The University of Koblenz-Landau is committed to promoting internationalisation.

The International Office is the first point of contact for all matters related to international activities. We provide advice and information for faculty members, international students and partner universities.

Housing services

You can either apply for one of the apartments in the halls of residence or look for accommodation on the private housing market.

  • The Student Services („Studierendenwerk“) are an independent organisation which runs most of the halls of residences in Germany. The University of Koblenz-Landau works closely together with the Studierendenwerk in Koblenz and Landau.
  • If you search for an accommodation on the private housing market from abroad, please also be cautious. Unfortunately, there is also fraud. Sometimes there are online ads for apartments which do not even exist.

Library services

The University Library provides information and literature for students, teachers and researchers at Koblenz and Landau.

Medical services

For students a health insurance is obligatory in order to study in Germany. This means you need to show a proof of your health insurance when you enrol at the University Koblenz-Landau.

We recommend you to arrange a travel health insurance for your journey to Germany and then to take out a regular health insurance when you are in Germany.

Student Life

Campus life

One distinctive feature of the university is its regional structure. Koblenz and Landau are the centers for teaching, research and continuing education. The university’s organisational link is the President’s Office in Mainz, where the university’s executive board and its central administration are located.

Student Reviews

You're better off studying somewhere else.
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

In the 4+ years of my studies so far (yes, everybody who goes here pretty much studies for 3+ years, the infrastructure here is so horrible that it's not possible to be able to finish any faster), I can honestly say that I haven't learned a single thing. The professors here aren't here to teach you. They just read off slides and slides of the most theoretical, abstract...

Friendly Environment
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Overall I have a very nice experience. Teachers are very friendly and I am learning lot of new things that will help in future.

As a hardworking student need a financial support to study and for my bright future.
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I studied Geology from Karachi university Of Pakistan And it was a very good experience of my academic Education. I did projects and research works, field works also report writings and gave presentations and passed with good grades.

Landau in der Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


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