West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

Zwickau, Germany
The WHZ is a dynamic, people-oriented university located in a region full of charm. More than 1,000 students from 50 different countries begin their studies here each year, choosing from the 50 study programmes in the fields of engineering and technology, business and quality of life.
  • 7 Masters
  • 4700 Students
  • Public Institution Type

About

Education

The quality of the academic education, especially in the field of engineering, is well known both in Germany and abroad. We have cooperative partnerships with universities all over the world.

Research

Research at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau has a long-standing tradition. We understand that teaching and research reinforce one another, leading to high scientific and technical standards, both in the lab and in the classroom.

Career

Those who’d like to stay will have loads of opportunities in Zwickau and the rest of West Saxony: Our graduates have a wide variety of prospects in business, industry, commerce and the health sector. They are in great demand not just by the WHZ’s large partners – such as VW Sachsen GmbH – but also in the supply industry and in many small and medium-sized firms. The chances of getting a well-paid job are better than ever.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

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

Services

Student services

The Student Council (“StuRa”) is the official student organisation at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau representing students internally and externally.

Housing services

Altogether, approx. 900 dormitory places are available for students of the University. Accommodation is mostly provided in single and double rooms.

Library services

Main library features:

  • 126 reading places
  • 44 PC terminals
  • 5 carrels
  • Media centre, group work rooms
  • Inventory of over 198 000 textbooks, monographs, dictionaries, encylopedias, law gazettes, periodicals, audio-visual material etc.
  • Subscriptions to 572 journals
  • 95 000 standards and 300 000 patents for a wide variety of disciplines

ICT services

The University Computer Centre is responsible for the whole data network at the University, giving approximately 1500 computers access to the scientific network and the internet.

Student Life

Campus life

In Zwickau the WHZ is divided between the Inner City Campus and the Scheffelberg Campus (in the suburb of Eckersbach). In the Inner City are the Faculties of Automotive Production and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Physical Engineering/Informatics.

Sports facilities

The WHZ’s university sport offers students an exclusive range of sporting activities. A brand-new gym belonging to the university is also available for your use.

Student clubs

Student clubs

  • Club Null13
  • Club Collage
  • Studentenclub Tivoli

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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