Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

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Founded in 1848 by Carl Remigius Fresenius, and with its roots in the Fresenius Chemical Laboratory, Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences can look back on an over 165-year-old tradition in privately funded education in Germany. This makes it the oldest educational chemistry institute of its kind

Coordination with professional partners as well as in communication with associations, alumni and students, Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences has continuously evolved its range of courses and its strategic direction. In doing so, it pursues the goals of sustainability and innovation in equal measure, true to its motto: “Teaching and research with practical relevance, bringing an international environment to life, challenging and supporting our students


Our various degree courses qualify our students to assume responsible positions in their respective occupational fields and to continue their academic training. We set high standards for our students to challenge their commitment. As a private university, we offer them high quality teaching and personal guidance. We create the conditions and the framework required to successfully finish your studies in a shorter period of time

With our extensive international network of research, teaching, and practical application partners, we explicitly promote and support the mobility of our students and their acquisition of linguistic and intercultural skills as a matter of utmost priority. The Fresenius University of Applied Sciences has many years of experience in promoting lifelong learning. From initial academic training to part-time and Master’s degrees, further training concepts and doctorate co-operation arrangements—we offer all of our students flexible modules for studying, enabling them to achieve their personal development goals


Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences is fully aware of its role as an educational institution embedded in diverse social structures and processes

Our degree courses serve to initiate and reflect in equal measure the developments of the information society, the job market, and the campuses’ local environment