Applied Sciences for Life – that’s what Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences (HSWT) stands for. Experience the biggest green university site in Germany on the Weihenstephan campus; the Triesdorf campus offers all the infrastructure needed for applied agricultural sciences. We teach students green engineering in a spirit of closeness and sustainability – with an interdisciplinary, international and practice-oriented approach. Our applied research tackles the great challenges of our times.
We are one of the leading national and international universities of applied sciences and green engineering. Excellent teaching with a strong practical element and applied research form the core of our identity.
We stand for embedding the principles of sustainability in society and business. We are motivated by the sustainable use and protection of all natural forms of existence.
At Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences, people are at the centre: we develop their talent in an open working and learning environment. Our strategies stem from the potential of their diversity, and we offer equal opportunities in every respect..
We reflect the living world of social groups at our university sites and network intensively with citizens in the region.
No other university in Germany offers a comparable range of subjects that is so consistently orientated towards green engineering. The seven departments at our two campuses cover 19 Bachelor's and 13 Master's degree programmes in ecological, technical and business subjects. At both campuses, Weihenstephan and Triesdorf, we offer our students extensive, practical expertise in teaching and research in these subject areas:
Our recipe for success is an education with direct practical relevance and sound scientific fundamentals. We prepare our students for directly entering the world of work. That’s why we offer 14 dual (work-study) programmes, where part of the course takes place at a company. Be it in a classic or dual model, all our students benefit from Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences' network with institutions, associations, industry and business.
We get our students fit for the global world of work through: time abroad, international double-degree programmes, collaborations with more than 80 educational institutions all over the world.
As an entrepreneurial university, we also promote a culture of innovation and pioneering spirit. Numerous start-ups have already emerged from student projects.
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The University support association (Förderkreis e.V.) has provided support to the university since its foundation in 1988.