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Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences

Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences (FH Bielefeld) is the largest public university in the East Westphalia-Lippe region. It was founded in 1971 and is one of the first universities of applied sciences in Germany. It has 38 Bachelor and 25 Master programs spread on five subject areas. The university has successful gender equality policies, and a family-friendly study and professional environment. FH Bielefeld orientates its research profile to the global social challenges of the future, with a particular focus on the compelling issues of climate and energy, health, mobility and communication. The university also has a social responsibility commitment over and beyond teaching and research: social responsibility aimed at students, employees and at the regional environment is the focus of the institution.


  • Germany


  • Bielefeld ,
  • Gütersloh ,
  • Minden ,

Founding year


Acceptance rate


Fall semester application deadline

May 15

Spring semester application deadline

November 15

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

From €350/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [German]Architecture [German]Art & Design [German]Biological Sciences [German]Business & Management Studies [English]Business & Management Studies [German]Computer Science & Information Systems [German]Engineering CiviI & Structural [German]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [German]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [German]Environmental Sciences [German]Law [German]Mathematics [German]Nursing [German]Politics & International Studies [German]Social Policy & Administration [German]Sociology [German]Statistics & Operational Research [German]

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