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HTWK Leipzig key facts

Full title


Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (HTWK Leipzig)
Leipzig University of Applied Sciences

LocationLeipzig, Germany (Free State of Saxony)

HTWK Leipzig was formed in 1992 by the consolidation of Leipzig Technical University and a number of specialist technical institutions, including schools for librarians, book traders and museologists, whose roots date back to the eighteenth century.

StatusPublic university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule)

Executive LeadershipActing Rector: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Krabbes
Vice-Rector for Studies and Education: Prof. Dr. phil. Gerhard Hacker
Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Krabbes
Chancellor: Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Swantje Heischkel

MembershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
HTWK Leipzig is the first university of applied sciences in East Germany to gain admission  to EUA as a full member

Partner universitiesMore than 70 partner universities in more than 30 countries

Student enrolment*

ca. 4,500 undergraduate students
ca. 1,400 postgraduate students
ca. 5,900 total

Staff**180 academic staff
440 administrative and professional staff

International students*742 students (undergraduate and postgraduate) from 70 countries


*   As of 20 February 2014
** Winter semester 2011-2012

Letzte Änderung: 20.2.2014
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