Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences

Freising, Germany
Website: www.hswt.de StudyQA ranking: 570 pts. No. Students: 6286 Frgn. Students: 1257 Languages: German Phone: 08161710 Fax: 08161714207
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Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences is not only Germany's largest university in the field of green sciences, it is second to none in Bavaria in its range of courses in the field of biological engineering sciences, with the result that it attracts students from all over Germany as well as from other countries. Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences offers a unique combination of study programmes, namely, agriculture, agricultural marketing and management, bioinformatics, biotechnology, environmental engineering, foodstuff management, food technology, forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture, landscape construction and management, management of renewable energies, nutrition and food supply management, and technology of renewable energies. Eight postgraduate programmes - the Master of Business Administration in Agriculture (MBA), the International Master of Landscape Architecture (IMLA), the Master of Business Administration in Regional Management (MBA), the Master of Agricultural Management, the Master of Biotechnology, the Master of International Management of Forest Industries, the Master of Energy Management and Technology and the Master of Renewable Resources - round off its extensive range of courses.

About the City: Julich is a mid-sized city of about 32,000 inhabitants. Located in the Rhein-Maas region in the heart of Europe, the German cities of Aachen, Dusseldorf and Cologne are as easily accessible as Maastricht in the Netherlands and Liege in Belgium, all of which are less than 100 km away. In the Eifel, a short train or car ride away, students enjoy hiking, canoeing and other outdoor activities. Julich itself offers a wide variety of cultural, sporting and recreational activities. In Julich, research and education meet their practical application in high-tech industry. The Research Centre Julich (http://www.fz-juelich.de), with more than 3,000 employees, and the Technology Centre provide students further opportunities for research projects.

Cost of living: Approx. 700 EUR per month, including mandatory health insuranceThe semester ticket (included in the student activity fee) includes free use of public transport in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

For students from abroad, there is a mentoring system with German students.
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