Koblenz, Landau, Germany
University description (as per official university website)
The University of Koblenz-Landau is a young, medium-sized university. It is from an Educational Science College emerged 1990th The academic profile of University of shape today's education, humanities, cultural, social, science and computer science in Koblenz and psychology in Landau. This profile is the foundation for a diverse academic and professional development as well as a basic and applied research.
The development of student shows that the Landau Campus Koblenz as the campus of study are as attractive. Since 1990 the number of students has almost tripled. Meanwhile, 12,000 students enrolled each half in Koblenz and Landau. Compared to a large universities is the teaching and study operations manageable structures in place, contacts and communication between students and between students and teachers support. Special attractiveness also enjoy the two university cities of Koblenz and Landau and its regions (Middle and South Palatinate).
In Koblenz is a modern campus facility in the district Metternich - close to the Moselle - four subject areas taught and researched. This new campus was inaugurated 2002nd Also at Landau University is divided into four departments. The main campus is currently being extensively modernized and extended.
What concerns technical and managerial personnel, the university offers a wide range of courses, such as education - social, cultural and environmental sciences, psychology, computer science, business, information management and Computational. As the only university in Rhineland-Palatinate, the University of Koblenz-Landau teacher training courses for all types of schools at.
The current research fields focus on the priority areas of education, environment, computer science and society and culture. Characteristic is the balance between basic and applied research. The research is nationally and internationally linked groups carried out in. The University of Koblenz-Landau is working closely with partners from their base regions and businesses, chambers of industry, public and private institutions and local communities together, too. Through these regional networks have already been endowed chairs are set up to strengthen the research term.
For the training seminars is a differentiated range of (remote) programs and courses and has been developed and is gradually being expanded. The university is oriented towards the needs of a constantly changing world of work. Most offers are created part-time, students have the opportunity to combine work and study to.
The university actively promotes the skills of young researchers and scientists. Such a been a graduate school of excellence and Interdisciplinary Promotion Center established. The reconciliation of work or study with family responsibilities such as childcare or caring for family members is an important goal. The University of Koblenz-Landau is a family-friendly university certified.
A special feature of university is its structure. Koblenz and Landau are areas of teaching, research and training. Organizational link is the President in Mainz where university management and some areas of the central university administration are based.