University of Vechta

Vechta, Germany
Welcome to the University of Vechta! Innovative study programmes and international research in a charming environment The University of Vechta, located in north-west Germany with around 3,300 students, is a young dynamic campus university. We offer attractive study programmes, such as Cultural Studies, Geographies of Rural Areas, Teacher Education, Social Services, Social Management and Germany’s only Bachelor in Gerontology. Individual mentoring, a vibrant student community and a serene environment create excellent conditions for students. Scholars experience academic life in modern structures and a lively scientific community. The combination of regional ties and international orientation attracts students and researchers alike. Coming from all over the world, we live internationality every day.
  • 5 Masters
  • 3300 Students
  • Public Institution Type


The University of Vechta, situated equidistant from Bremen, Oldenburg and Osnabrück, is the most important educational establishment in the Oldenburg Münsterland area. The University, with around 3,300 students and ten different study programmes, is a young campus university in Lower Saxony. Since becoming independent in 1995, it has developed dynamically, incorporating the Catholic University of Applied Sciences in 2005 and being renamed the University of Vechta in 2010.

The University of Vechta equates to experiencing science in modern structures and shaping student life in a familiar atmosphere. Attractive study programmes, individual mentoring and worldwide exchange programmes create excellent conditions for studying. The Universitys self-image stems from an evolved sense of cultural identity. In a well-balanced combination of regional ties and international orientation, the University of Vechta engages in the competition to attract the best minds.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
  • Institute of Social Work, Education and Sports Science
Education & Training (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

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