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HAW Hamburg

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Engineering & Computer Science, Life Sciences, Design, Media & Information, Business
& Social Sciences. Inter-disciplinary university teaching and practice-oriented research. An international university – Knowledge for Life.

  • 10 REASONS

    Scroll through to see the 10 reasons why our international students choose to study with us.

    We hope to see you in Hamburg.
  • 1. Expertise - made in Germany

    Whether in engineering, design, life sciences, social sciences, media or business we have an excellent reputation.

    We will pass on our expertise to you.
  • 2. No tuition fees

    For all Bachelor and most Master's programmes international student tuition is subsidized.

    We make studying more affordable for you.
  • 3. Beautiful city of Hamburg

    Hamburg is an international city on the water and is one of the Top 20 most liveable cities in the world.

    We are located in a beautiful place for you to live.
  • 4. Practice-oriented programmes

    What you learn in class you will apply in projects, lab work and internships in industry during your studies.

    We will prepare you for the real world.
  • 5. Academic scholarships

    We offer scholarships for Bachelor and Master students during your studies and for your thesis.

    We make it financially easier for you to study in Germany.
  • 6. Innovative city of Hamburg

    Hamburg is one of the most dynamic places in Europe with innovation clusters in many fields.

    We partner with the innovation clusters in teaching and research.

  • 7. weBuddy programme

    An orientation programme and friendly buddies make it easier to start in a new country.

    We will make you feel welcome and at home at our university.
  • 8. Industry experience in teaching

    Our professors have worked outside the university and bring with them years of industry experience.

    We bring the real world into your classroom.
  • 9. Peer-to-peer academic support

    Academic tutorials in small groups help our international students with difficult subjects.

    We will help you be a successful graduate.
  • 10. International community

    Over 2,000 international students from over 100 nations study at our university - in German and in English.

    We would like you to be part of this world.

Coronavirus information

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If you think you have the symptoms, call 116117 and have a doctor visit you at home

Get your Bachelor or Master degree

Our practice-oriented programmes and our close links to industry in the innovative and dynamic city of Hamburg make the HAW Hamburg a great place to start your international career.

Bachelor applicants  
Master applicants 

Study a semester abroad in Germany

The beautiful city of Hamburg and HAW Hamburg's fun international student community will welcome you and our practice-oriented programmes will give you a new angle on your studies.

Find out more about study abroad

Letzte Änderung: 17.03.20

An die Redaktion

Hamburg University
of Applied Sciences

(HAW Hamburg)
Berliner Tor 5
20099 Hamburg


The open-office hours of the International Office have been suspended until further notice. This is part of the corona safety measures of HAW Hamburg. You can still reach us by eMail or in reduced capacity by phone.

We ask for your understanding.

»I found the German system of applied sciences with its combination of theory and practice was a very interesting alternative to the classical university

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