Universität Witten/Herdecke

Universität Witten/Herdecke Ranking

country rank: 97
world rank: 2019

University Overview

Universität Witten/Herdecke (Witten/Herdecke University) was founded in 1982 as a non-profit private higher education institution in the tiny city of Witten (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), North Rhine-Westphalia. Dortmund and Bochum are two more places where this school maintains branch campuses. Universität Witten/Herdecke (UW/H) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia). In a variety of fields of study, Universität Witten/Herdecke (UW/H) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 38-year-old German higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This German higher education school is fairly selective, with admission rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at UW/H.

Universität Witten/Herdecke Ranking

University Identity

Name Universität Witten/Herdecke
Acronym UW/H
Founded 1982
Motto Witten wirkt Witten works
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Alfred-Herrhausen-Strasse 50 Witten 58448 North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
Tel +49 (2302) 9260
Fax +49 (2302) 926 407
Other locations Dortmund, Bochum

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Alfred-Herrhausen-Strasse 50 Witten 58448 (2302) 926 520

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)

Social Media

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