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4 English Study Programs at Hochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences and Arts

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Hochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Business Management & EconomicsEngineering
1971
Founded in
English
4
No. of English-taught Study Programs
University of Applied Sciences
Type
public
Status

About the University

The Hochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSBI), formerly known as Fachhochschule Bielefeld until 18 April 2023, is a public university of applied sciences founded in 1971. With approximately 10,500 students, it is one of the first Fachhochschulen to be founded in Germany during the first wave of Fachhochschulen. HSBI has three campuses in Bielefeld, Minden and Gütersloh, offering a diverse educational experience in different settings.

The university offers a wide range of academic programmes in various disciplines including design, engineering and mathematics, social sciences, business and health. HSBI is known for its strong focus on application-oriented teaching and research and maintains close links with industrial, business, social, cultural and health institutions in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe region. This collaboration enables students to undertake practical projects, internships and dissertations in companies, enhancing their practical experience and employability.

In addition to traditional full-time programmes, HSBI offers flexible study models such as work-integrated courses and part-time courses, allowing students to combine their education with work commitments. The university also offers excellent learning facilities, including well-equipped libraries, study centres and modern infrastructure.

HSBI has been system accredited by the Accreditation Council in 2023, demonstrating its commitment to continuous improvement and quality assurance in teaching and learning. The university is also certified as a family-friendly institution, helping students balance their academic pursuits with family responsibilities.

What sets HSBI apart is its strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge transfer. The university is home to six research institutes, two research centres and numerous research groups that are active in various fields of engineering and applied sciences. Through its diverse transfer and exchange formats, HSBI contributes significantly to the development of a participatory knowledge society in the region and beyond.

International Rankings

National Rankings

Tuition Fees

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2025

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
75% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction, but ability test
25% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

75% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
25% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

72 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

72 (2 programs )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

5.5 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (2 programs )

Maximum:

72 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Program Features

4-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Beginning

Winter intake

0

Summer intake

0

Winter & Summer intake

0

Location

Hochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences and Arts
the University has other campuses in:

1) Campus Bielefeld

2) Campus Minden

3) Campus Gütersloh

List of English-taught Study Programs offered by Hochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences and Arts

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