Studying in Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig-Holstein has nine state universities, three private universities of applied sciences and the University of Applied Sciences for Administration and Services.

Schleswig-Holstein maintains nine state universities (three universities in Kiel, Flensburg and Lübeck, the Musikhochschule Lübeck, the Muthesius Kunsthochschule in Kiel, four state universities of applied sciences in Kiel, Flensburg, Lübeck and Heide) as well as three private universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschule Wedel, Nordakademie Elmshorn and AKAD-Fachhochschule Pinneberg) and the Fachhochschule für Verwaltung und Dienstleistung in Altenholz and Reinfeld.

Schleswig-Holstein is home to two research institutions of the Helmholtz Association, five research institutes belong to the Leibniz Association, one to the Max Planck Society and one institute and one institution to the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. In addition, three federal research institutions have their headquarters or maintain locations here.

The university informs prospective students and students about general study opportunities as well as about the content, structure and requirements of a course of study through a central student advisory service at each university. The faculties support students throughout their studies by providing professional advice during their studies.

Detailed information about the Schleswig-Holstein university landscape and studying in Schleswig-Holstein can be found in the state's science portal.

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Information about your desired course of study can also be found on the websites Studien- und Berufswahl, Hochschulkompass (Hochschulrektorenkonfernez - HRK) or Studienwahl (Bundesagentur für Arbeit - BA).

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Act on Universities and the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (Higher Education Act HSG).

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