Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences is an aspiring and family-friendly university. Since it was founded in 1995, the university has developed rapidly and currently has over 3,400 students. It sees itself as an innovation centre in the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main metropolitan region with the campus in Aschaffenburg, the centre for academic services in Obernburg and the learning centre in Miltenberg.
We attach great importance to excellent study conditions, practical orientation and internationality. We distinguish ourselves through high quality and excellent performance in the areas of teaching, research, transfer and continuing education. We offer interdisciplinary and innovative degree programmes in the fields of engineering, computer science, business, law, real estate and health. Our degree programmes are accredited and offer the best opportunities for launching a successful career.
We are characterised by a personal and lively culture of learning and discussion on campus as a place of encounter. Success in applied research and knowledge transfer is a particular strength of Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences.
We cooperate with companies and with the scientific community in Germany and abroad and promote young scientists. We maintain exchanges with over 80 partner universities worldwide. In this way, we make an important contribution to meeting the social and global challenges of the present and the future.
The designation „Technical University of Applied Sciences“ is reserved only for a select number of universities of applied sciences in Bavaria. In a sense, it represents a quality feature: it is a reflection of the quality of our research, the ever increasing amount of third-party funds acquired, quality and number of publications, and growing number of cooperative doctoral candidates, in particular in the engineering sciences.
Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences is one of the best-rated universities in the degree programmes Business Administration, Economics and Law, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as well as Mechatronics. Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences is also in the top group in the degree programmes Industrial Engineering and Renewable Energies and Energy Management. This is confirmed by the results of the 2020/2021 and 2019/2020 university rankings of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE), in which 120,000 students in Germany and Austria cast their vote.
The students are particularly satisfied with the general situation they are studying in. Students rate the following as outstanding
- supervision by professors,
- how the studies are organised
- career orientation offers,
- practical relevance,
- support received when starting out with one’s studies or for studying abroad,
- laboratory equipment.
Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences is able to offer you the ideal place for a successful study programme. Its beautiful grounds and family atmosphere really stand out. Like the new buildings, the tastefully renovated historic buildings are equipped with the latest technology. The green campus is located near the city centre. The Study Office, the International Office and the Career Service support students in all matters relating to their studies.
Two modern halls of residence run by the student services close to campus enable students to live at affordable prices. The canteen and cafeteria are also located on campus and offer three different main courses and various snacks every day.
The town of Aschaffenburg is characterised by a mix of history, culture, recreation, nature and a general atmosphere of liveliness. Markets and festivals, museums and the town theatre characterise cultural life. Green spaces, forests and parks invite you to relax. Students can quickly reach major cities such as Frankfurt, Würzburg, Darmstadt or Fulda thanks to excellent transport connections. Aschaffenburg is an attractive location for outdoor activities due to its proximity to the Spessart mountains, Odenwald forest, Rhön mountains and Taunus hills.