The University of Applied Sciences - München was founded in 1971 by the amalgamation of seven colleges of technology and higher education, some of which date back to the early 19th century. Today it is the largest university of its kind in Bavaria and one of the largest in Germany. Its great variety of well-structured study programmes, the instruction in small groups, its internationality and excellent contacts with industry and commerce make UASM a highly renowned university.
Students can choose from 2 diploma, 31 bachelor´s and 26 master´s degree programmes in 14 departments.
Approximately 470 professors, 600 part time lecturers with industry background and more than 350 technical and administrative staff are working to provide almost 14,000 students with the best education for their future careers. For the winter semester of 2008/09, UASM received more than 30,000 applications for ca. 3,500 places, which is 43% more than the previous year.
Munich is one of the leading economic regions in Europe and renowned for its educational landscape. The city is home to over 20,000 high-tech firms, a range of major banks and insurance companies, market leaders in the media sector and specialist branches of industry. In this environment the University of Applied Sciences - München developed a high-quality, differentiated, and application-oriented programme.
The University of Applied Sciences - München provides full-time and part-time degree programmes with a strong bias towards practical application. Before they embark on their careers, our graduates will have gained a thorough practical and theoretical understanding of their field while acquiring relevant on-the-job experience.
Faculty members cultivate close contacts to industry and commerce which take shape in a multitude of projects. Most of the graduates´ final projects are undertaken in a practical field in cooperation with national and international companies.
UASM collaborates with more than 180 partner universities in Europe, North and South America and Asia. International students currently make up 11% of the student body.
Cafeterias are located in the main building of Lothstr. 13d and in Lothstr. 64, in Pasing, Am Stadtpark 20, and in Karlstr. 6.
Computer labs for students are located at Lothstr. 34, Building G, first floor (main entrance). All terminals are equipped with internet access, Windows and Linux operating systems as well as SUN workstations for lectures. Students are also entitled to an e-mail account.
All students have access to the athletic facilities of the Olympic Village which was built for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. The ZHS (Zentraler Hochschulsport) publishes its program every semester and offers a large variety of sports. Dues range from 7.50 to 15.00 per semester. The brochure can be obtained at the Office of International Affairs. Further information
Catholic Student Association
The Catholic and Protestant Student Association offers counselling services for students and a variety of events and activities. Further information
Munich means culture
In the course of your studies, you may just have time enough to see all the attractions of our city at least once.Whether you are a fan of traditional or alternative culture,Munich will fulfill your expectations.Here,you will find something for every taste and every pocketbook.
Munich is party city
Closing time? That was once ago, now you can turn night into day. Munich is said to be the hottest spot for partying in Germany, with legendary clubs and discos. Numerous pubs and trendy bars, Bavarian and international restaurants invite you to spend an unforgettable evening.And there is of course the biggest party in the world,which takes place in Munich every year:the traditional Oktoberfest on the Theresienwiese.
Munich means relaxation
The English Garden is one of the largest city parks in the world.Scenic paths for cyclists and hikers lead to some of Munich s famous beer gardens. Those in search of nature can take a kayak trip down the Isar or sail and surf on the local lakes. And Munich is located at the foot of the Alps.Just the thing for hikers,climbers, skiers and snow boarders.
Munich is history
Munich with its over eighthundred-fifty-year historical tradition is the city for theater and music,film and literature,museums and festivals.Munich makes it happen.It s impossible to list all Munich s cultural opportunities.Come see for yourself.Take part in the life of one of Germany s most vital cities.
Munich is number one and the boom is continuing.The "Neue Messe" and the International Congress Center have served to strengthen Munich s leading position as an international economic center still further.Companies like Siemens,Linde,O 2 and BMW are located here and are expanding their operations. The Bavarian capital is a magnet for creative talent.
It s no accident that Munich is known as the "Isar Valley." Global players like Apple,Intel, Microsoft and Netscape have addresses here.A study by the Boston Consulting Group identifies Munich with its eighteenthousand IT-companies employing some two-hundred-sixtythousand people as Europe s leading technology center.
Along with Frankfurt,Munich is a leading financial center.Munich is number one for insurance with such leading insurers as Münchner Rück and Allianz. Some two-hundred-eighty insur-ance companies are active in Munich.Munich is also the second most important banking center in Germany.Two of the largest German banks Hypo Vereinsbank and the Bayrische Landesbank have their central offices here.The Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Bank and Commerzbank have major centers in Munich as well.More than one-hundred-seventy banks in Munich provide over thirty-two-thousand jobs.
Munich ranks at the very top in mass media.More than onehundred-thousand people are employed here in film and television production,in multimedia and in numerous publishing houses and advertizing agencies.
As a center of economic activity, Munich is breaking one record after another.Given Munich s cultural offerings and leisure opportunities there can be no doubt why Munich is Germany s most favored city.
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Munich University of Applied Sciences!