Munich University of Applied Sciences

München, Germany
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.

About

History

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.

Education

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.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

Research

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.

Career

The Career Center is a centralised service facility for students at Munich University of Applied Sciences. Our goal is to help future graduates kick-start their careers, improve their employment prospects and strengthen their ties with the working world.Throughout the semester, we organise events, workshops, talks and information materials for students to attend which focus on the following:

  • Key skills
  • Job applications and starting a career
  • Career qualifications
  • Networking in practice: STUDENT meets BUSINESS events, where students come face-to-face with companies
  • Year-round postings on our career, internship and jobs database

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (7)
Business & Management (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Social Sciences (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Munich University of Applied Sciences!

Services

Student services

The central student advising office of the Munich University of Applied Sciences is located in the main university building (Lothstrasse 34) and provides advisory services in the following areas:

  • Choosing a career path and course of study
  • Financing your studies (grants and scholarships)
  • Psychological counselling
  • Study abroad and other international matters – Persons with disabilities
You should also contact this office with other general questions.

Housing services

Finding accommodation in Munich is difficult but not impossible. The majority of students here rely on private accommodation. Options include flat-sharing (approx. 400-600 € per month), private run residence halls (approx. 400-600€ per month) or a single-apartment (500-800 € per month). Universities in Germany don't own residence halls and don't provide students with rooms but give assistance in searching for accommodation.

Library services

They provide more than 300,000 printed books and 700 current print journals, most in direct open-shelf access. They offer access to a wide range of licensed e-books, e-journals and standards. To provide full-text access to journal articles and conference papers, the Library subscribes to a range of databases, that are available within the campus network of Munich University of Applied Sciences.

ICT services

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.

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

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

Student clubs

Catholic Student AssociationThe Catholic and Protestant Student Association offers counselling services for students and a variety of events and activities. Further information

Accreditation

The Engineering and Management master’s programme is accredited by the German Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics (ASIIN) and by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE).

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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