10 English Study Programs at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

19%
International students
University of applied sciences
Type
public
Status
17.000
Students

About the University

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Darmstadt, h_da) puts science into action. With a student body of about 17,000, it is one of the largest and most distinguished universities of applied sciences in Germany. Its excellent reputation is the result of a scientifically grounded, real-world approach to higher education and the professional success of its graduates.

Graduates of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences are particularly popular with HR managers in German companies. This is confirmed by the annual "Wirtschaftswoche" rankings. For the University Ranking 2019, the personnel service provider Universum Global surveyed 650 small, medium-sized and large companies nationwide. From a total of 216 universities of applied sciences in Germany, they were able to select those whose graduates met their expectations particularly well. Accordingly, h_da ranks among the top 10 in Germany in the fields of mechanical engineering (rank 3), computer science (rank 8), electrical engineering (rank 7) and industrial engineering (rank 4).

In the university ranking of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) 2019, the h_da scores particularly well in terms of practical relevance and preparation for the profession. Accordingly, students of the study courses Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering praise the very good equipment of the practice laboratories. The h_da is here in the national top group. The same applies to the quality of excursions, which students of architecture and environmental engineering rate as very good. The h_da is also top nationwide when it comes to contacts to professional practice. The CHE Ranking lists the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt in the study courses electrical engineering and information technology, mechanical engineering and mechatronics in the national top group.

The high reputation of the h_da study courses is based on a good supervision ratio with manageable groups and a clear practical orientation. Here, science and practice intermesh in a targeted manner. This is because the professors of h_da know what they are doing: They all come from professional practice and know the future professional demands on their students. In the practical professional phases of the study programmes, students can also test and expand what they have learned with employers in business and society.

Students: Approx. 17,000, Approx. 18% foreign students
Employees: Approx. 900

International Rankings

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Times Higher Education Ranking
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Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
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QS World University Rankings

National Rankings

#171
Humboldt Ranking
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DFG-Ranking

Tuition fees

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

6 Programs open for application

4 Programs open for application

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
30% local admission restriction (local NC)
20% no admission restriction
50% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

10% directly at University
90% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

5 (1 program)

Minimum

88 (3 programs)

Minimum

0 (1 program)

Maximum

6.5 (2 programs)

Maximum

88 (3 programs)

Maximum

0 (1 program)

IELTS Band

Minimum

5 (1 program)

Maximum

6.5 (2 programs)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

88 (3 programs)

Maximum

88 (3 programs)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (1 program)

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

50%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

50%

Location

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
the University has other campuses in:

1) Campus Darmstadt

2) Campus Dieburg

List of English-taught Study Programs offered by Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences