Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

Private UAS located in Idstein (Hesse)

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences is one of Germany's largest private universities with campuses in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Idstein, Cologne, Munich and Wiesbaden. It offers practice-oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs in the fields of chemistry & biology, business & media, health & social affairs and design, as well as training and continuing education. Studies are possible on a full-time, part-time and distance learning basis.
Founding Date 1848
Fields of Study Natural Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Media Informatics, Media Management, Legal Sciences, Psychology, Human Resources, Business Administration, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Nutritional Science, Tourism and Event, Entrepreneurship, Real Estate Management, Humanities, Data Science & AI, IT Management, Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Business Psychology, Sustainable Management, Finance, Engineering Management, Special Education, Communication Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Sports, General Management, International Management, Marketing, MBA, Health Management, Medicine, Fashion, Speech Therapy, Media Design, Social Management, Logistics
Degrees Master of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Science, Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence, Master of Business Administration
Students 18000 (WS 2021/2022)
Locations Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Berlin and New York
Contact
Hochschulen Fresenius gemeinnützige Trägergesellschaft mbH
Limburger Str. 2
65510 Idstein
Germany
https://www.hs-fresenius.com/

Course offerings

  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  8 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  7 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  2 Semester
  •  English
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  8 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  7 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  8 Semester
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  •  4 Semester
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  •  6 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
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  •  Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  5 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
  •  4 Semester
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  •  Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
  •  6 Semester
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  •  Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  5 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  •  Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  •  3 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  •  4 Semester
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  •  4 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
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  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  5 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  3 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  •  2 Semester
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  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
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  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  3 Semester
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  •  5 Semester
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  •  6 Semester
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  •  6 Semester
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  •  6 Semester
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  •  3 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • Dual studies
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  8 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  3 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI)
  •  2 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
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  •  4 Semester
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  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
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  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
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  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  2 Semester
  •  German and English
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  8 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Dual studies
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  5 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  2 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  •  3 Semester
  •  German
  • Distance learning program
  •  Master of Arts (M.A.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Dual studies
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  •  2 Semester
  •  English
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • On-campus program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  English
  • On-campus program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  •  6 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  •  4 Semester
  •  German and English
  • Part-time program
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  •  5 Semester
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  •  Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  •  5 Semester
  •  German
  • Part-time program
  •  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  •  7 Semester
  •  German and English

About Hochschule Fresenius

Hochschule Fresenius, with locations in Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Idstein, Cologne, Munich, and study centers in Berlin, Dusseldorf, and New York, is the largest private on-site university in Germany with over 18,000 students. The university offers a wide range of subjects in the fields of Chemistry & Biology, Design, Health & Social Sciences, onlineplus, as well as Business & Media, providing full-time Bachelor's and Master's programs, as well as part-time and dual study programs. Hochschule Fresenius is institutionally accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities. In its initial accreditation in 2010, the German Council of Science and Humanities particularly appreciated its "wide and innovative range of Bachelor's and Master's programs," its "internationality," and its "convincingly designed practical relevance."

Teaching and Research with a Practical Focus: Mission & History

Hochschule Fresenius looks back on more than 168 years of tradition. In 1848, Carl Remigius Fresenius founded the "Chemical Laboratory Fresenius" in Wiesbaden, which from the beginning was dedicated to both practical laboratory work and education. Since 1971, the university has been state-recognized.

"To teach and research with a practical focus, live internationality, accompany, challenge, and promote students!" - this is the motto of Hochschule Fresenius.

Important historical dates of the university at a glance:

  • 1848: Carl Remigius Fresenius founds the "Chemical Laboratory Fresenius" with an affiliated chemistry school in Wiesbaden
  • 1908: Women are admitted to education for the first time
  • 1931: The university achieves state recognition for training chemical technicians
  • 1971: The university becomes state-recognized as a university of applied sciences under private sponsorship
  • 1998: The departments of Business & Media and Health are founded
  • 2003: The Cologne campus is opened
  • 2008: The Hamburg and Munich campuses are opened
  • 2012: The Dusseldorf and Frankfurt am Main campuses, as well as the liaison office in New York, are opened
  • 2015: Distance learning programs are introduced. In addition, Hochschule Fresenius receives system accreditation
  • 2017: The Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg is opened
  • 2019: The Wiesbaden campus is opened

10 Locations from Idstein to Berlin to New York

Hochschule Fresenius is represented at a total of 10 locations in Germany and the USA. Many degree programs are offered at multiple locations. Students can easily change locations during their studies and, for example, study a semester in Berlin and another semester in Cologne.

Overview of the locations:

Berlin: In Berlin, Hochschule Fresenius operates a campus for the Business & Media department at Jägerstraße 32, in Berlin-Mitte directly at the Gendarmenmarkt. Another campus for the Fashion & Design department is located in Prenzlauer Berg. Berlin, as the federal capital and political center, is also an exciting university city - there are around 170,000 students in Berlin.

Idstein: Idstein is a small university town in the southern Hesse district of Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, near the state capital Wiesbaden. Conveniently, the region in and around Idstein is home to numerous industries and companies - so the job prospects are excellent. Incidentally, Idstein is the headquarters of Hochschule Fresenius. The main building is located directly in the city center on Limburger Straße.

Frankfurt: Frankfurt am Main is a manageable city but at the same time has an interesting metropolitan character with international flair. In addition to banking and real estate, the city also offers a lively media landscape and a well-established healthcare industry. You can find the Health & Social Sciences department of Hochschule Fresenius in Marienburgstraße 6.

Wiesbaden: In Wiesbaden, as the state capital of Hesse, Hochschule Fresenius has its roots, as Carl Remigius Fresenius founded his Chemical Laboratory there in 1848. The city not only offers numerous historical sights but also an interesting corporate structure with many medium-sized companies, service providers, agencies, and a lively start-up scene. Hochschule Fresenius, with its 30 modern lecture halls, university library, and canteen, is located at Moritzstr. 17a.

Dusseldorf: Dusseldorf is an important economic hub for advertising, telecommunications, fashion, and management consulting. Due to the diverse mix of industries based in Dusseldorf, the city is excellent for a top career start after graduation. You can find Hochschule Fresenius in Dusseldorf at 3 locations, at Platz der Ideen, Fährstraße, and Karl-Friedrich-Klees-Straße.

Heidelberg: Heidelberg, the beautiful city on the Neckar, you probably won't want to leave after completing your studies at Hochschule Fresenius. In addition to all the cultural possibilities, numerous research institutions, publicly traded companies, and medium-sized global market leaders are located in the region - so the job prospects are excellent. You can find Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg at Sickingenstraße 63-65, right near the Campbell Barracks conversion area.

Hamburg: Hamburg, one of the most attractive cities in Germany, not only offers a wide range of cultural activities and countless opportunities for going out. The professional prospects for the time after the studies in Hamburg are excellent: Logistics and trade are interesting industries, numerous advertising agencies and publishers are located there, and the healthcare sector thrives in the city of 1.7 million. The Business & Media campus of Hochschule Fresenius is located in Alte Rabenstraße, and the Health & Social Sciences campus is located in Lilienstraße in Hamburg.

Cologne: Cologne, the vibrant city of 1.1 million in North Rhine-Westphalia, not only offers plenty of culture and entertainment. The city is also one of the most important economic centers in Germany. Especially media companies, insurance, food, and chemical companies are located there - so the chances of starting a career in Cologne after studying are particularly high. You can find the Business & Media and Health & Social Sciences campuses of Hochschule Fresenius directly at the MediaPark, the business park for media companies in the Neustadt-Nord district of Cologne.

Munich: Munich is one of the cities with the highest quality of life in Germany. The Bavarian capital not only offers an enormous cultural offer and many sights but also a beautiful surrounding area with numerous lakes. With many well-known internationally active companies, Munich is one of the economically strongest cities in Germany. Hochschule Fresenius is represented in Munich with two campuses: The Business & Media campus is located in Schwabing on Infanteriestraße, and the Health & Social Sciences campus is on Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße.

Natural Sciences, Health, Business: The 5 Departments of Hochschule Fresenius

Hochschule Fresenius offers its 100+ degree programs in a total of 5 departments.

Chemistry & Biology: The Chemistry & Biology department is the oldest and most traditional department of the university. Its roots date back to 1848 when Carl Remigius Fresenius founded the "Chemical Laboratory Fresenius" in Wiesbaden. Popular programs in the department include the B.Sc. Applied Chemistry for Analytics, Forensics, and Life Science and the M.Sc. Business Chemistry.

Design: In the Design department, Hochschule Fresenius has been training students for creative and business-oriented professions in the creative industry since 2013 under the name AMD Akademie Mode & Design. The AMD itself has existed since 1989. Popular programs in the department include the B.A. Fashion Design.

Health & Social Sciences: The Health & Social Sciences department trains the specialists and leaders of the healthcare industry of tomorrow. Part of the department are the further education offers and degree programs of the Carl Remigius Medical School. Popular programs in the department: The B.Sc. Physician Assistance and the B.A. Social Work.

Business & Media: Practice orientation, internationality, and the extensive partner network at the respective locations are core features of the Business & Media department. Hochschule Fresenius cooperates with numerous renowned companies that provide topics for projects and thesis papers as well as internship positions. Popular programs in the department: The B.A. Business Administration and the MBA General Management.

Online Plus: The Online Plus department offers the distance learning programs of Hochschule Fresenius. Characteristic of this department are flexibility and interdisciplinary. The university now offers 25 study programs and numerous further education programs through this department. Popular distance learning programs in the department: The B.Sc. Psychology and the M.A. Media and Communication Management.

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