Support for International Students
About Technische Hochschule Lübeck
Fachhochschule Lübeck (TH Lübeck, Technische Hochschule Lübeck) is an institution of higher education focusing on technology, natural sciences, economy, and civil engineering. The number of students is about 4,200 along with 125 professors.
TH Lübeck consists of four departments
- Department of Applied Natural Sciences
- Department of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Urban Design
- Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Department of Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration
The University’s credo can be translated as follows:
“Innovative qualification and applied research for economy on an international level“.
According to the objective agreements (Zielvereinbarungen) between the university and the ministry for the period 2014-18 the university focuses on
- international programs
- e-learning, and
- technology transfer.
The university’s international focus is on double degree programs with China (East China University of Science and Technology - ECUST, Shanghai and Zhejiang University of Science and Technology - ZUST) and the USA (Milwaukee School of Engineering - MSOE). Five double degree programs have been successfully run for several years now, a new double degree program is about to start.
In addition to the ECUST- and MSOE-double degree programs, there are three English Master’s programs for international students at the TH Lübeck :
TH Lübeck offers three online Bachelor and Master programs:
- Computer Science and Media Applications, B.Sc.
- Computer Science and Media Applications, M.Sc.
- Business Administration and Engineering, B.Eng.
As a member of the “Hochschulverband virtuelle Fachhochschule (VFH)”, TH Lübeck offers online programs within this association nationwide. The university’s institute for educational services and the university’s own company oncampus GmbH offer e-learning services as well as a great variety of online professional training.
The University of Applied Sciences has held leading places in nationwide third-party funds rankings for many years. The organisations THL Projekt-GmbH and THL Forschungs-GmbH created successful structures for technology transfer over the last years. These are backed up by the institute for entrepreneurship and business development. Eight so-called competence centers represent the fields of competences, from biotechnology to logistics.
About the Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Founded in 1134, the Hanseatic City of Lübeck is situated near the Baltic Sea. With its approximately 210.000 inhabitants, it is a center of commerce, industry, and higher education that is playing an increasingly important role in bringing together the people of Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, the Baltic States and Poland. Much of its architecture, dating back to the Middle Ages, is still intact in the older portion of town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
With its many restaurants, cinemas, theaters, and clubs, the city offers a variety of recreation opportunities for young people. Lübeck offers a lively art scene, plays host to Northern Film Days and is the main venue for the world-famous Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. From Lübeck, it is just 35 miles to the Hanseatic City of Hamburg, and just 10 miles to seaside resort of Travemünde.