Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen

Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen

Courses in engineering, business and computer sciences, life sciences

The Albstadt-Sigmaringen University of Applied Sciences was established in 1971 and has three faculties – Engineering, Business and Computer Science, Life Sciences. There are currently around 2500 students enrolled at Albstadt and Sigmaringen, with 50% at each of the two sites. Since its foundation in 1971, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University has concentrated on establishing and maintaining close contacts with local, regional and international companies.

The 18 bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes are adapted to industry requirements; the students have a practical study semester integrated into the course and they also undertake a broad range of project work where they work in companies to acquire practical know-how. Albstadt-Sigmaringen was one of the first universities of applied sciences to adopt the new international bachelor’s and master’s courses. In the winter semester 2009/2010, the bachelor’s degree course in Textile Product Technology – Technical Textiles will be offered for the first time.

The University offers the following 7-semester bachelor’s degree programmes: Clothing Technology, Textile Product Engineering – Technical Textiles, Communication and Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration and Engineering, Business Administration, Business Informatics, Facility Management, Food/Nutrition/Hygiene, Pharmaceutical Technology.

Building on the bachelor’s degree courses, the University of Albstadt-Sigmaringen offers master’s degree programmes (3 semesters) in Textile and Clothing Management, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering – Computer-Aided Product Development and Manufacturing, Business Administration and Engineering – Production Management, particularly with regard to the automotive industry, Business Administration, Business Informatics, Biomedical Engineering as well as Facility Design and Management.

Category

Institutes

Activity Biotechnology, Diagnostic, Nutrition, Medicine, Pharmacy, Technology, Universities

Management

Rector:
Professor Dr. Günter Rexer
Prorectors:
Professor Dr. Markus Lehmann
Professor Dr. Dirk Berndsen

Bernadette Boden, Administrative Director

Year of foundation

1971

Employees

250