University description (as per official university website)
The Fachhochschule Nordhausen is a young university in Thuringia and an attractive location for new innovative courses and teaching and learning. The goal is a sound, rooted in their field training, combined with interdisciplinary seminars and practice and foreign language courses. Thus, the graduates of the FHN fit for the job market of the future.
The dimensions of the campus and the number of students are manageable. They guarantee a close contact between professors and students. Can be studied without detours and delays. Attractive and affordable housing, numerous sports and leisure facilities on campus and in the surrounding area offer a diverse study environment.
The Fachhochschule Nordhausen is a young, ambitious campus university, which offers quality education and research. Our base is a free and democratic basic understanding. A respectful and appreciative approach is our standard that applies to all members of the university alike.
Responsibility and Sustainability
We are committed to our social, economic and environmental responsibility and sustainability of our actions in all areas of the university. Respect for equality between men and women, people with disabilities or chronic illnesses and support to families everywhere, where long-term obligations are met by university members are saying. We reject all forms of discrimination and decided to meet her.
Regional ties and international
We are open-minded and tolerant, we encourage the collection of international experience, intercultural competence and language skills of students and teachers. We offer many activities with an open university for the people around us. Internationally recognized degrees, many university partnerships and international projects are a flagship of our university. At the same time we feel our region particularly committed. We maintain extensive partnerships with businesses, organizations and administrations and strive for their continuous development.
Teaching and Learning
We make a significant contribution to the personal development of our students within the meaning of motivation, responsibility and professionalism. We offer a very individual and good teaching and learning environment with excellent infrastructure and support of students. The offer high-quality training strengthens our reputation in practice. The gifted and counseling are important components of our business. Successful graduates are our benchmark.
Research and Innovation
We see ourselves as innovators. This is ensured through application oriented and interdisciplinary research, knowledge and technology transfer and research networks. Our research results are inspiration for the future development of our degree programs for the qualification and reputation of the disciplines, scientific and economic growth in the region.
About committed cooperation, we support the identification of our students with the college. Our teachers, researchers and staff, we offer a good and performance-enhancing environment. Performance and motivation of students, faculty and staff, and common goal orientation and communication result in comprehensive and high quality education and science. Study, teach and work at the University of Applied Sciences Nordhausen is fun!