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West Saxon University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

The WHZ is a dynamic, people-oriented university located in a region full of charm. More than 1,000 students from 50 different countries begin their studies here each year, choosing from the 50 study programmes in the fields of engineering and technology, business and quality of life.


The quality of the academic education, especially in the field of engineering, is well known both in Germany and abroad. We have cooperative partnerships with universities all over the world.


Research at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau has a long-standing tradition. We understand that teaching and research reinforce one another, leading to high scientific and technical standards, both in the lab and in the classroom.


Those who’d like to stay will have loads of opportunities in Zwickau and the rest of West Saxony: Our graduates have a wide variety of prospects in business, industry, commerce and the health sector. They are in great demand not just by the WHZ’s large partners – such as VW Sachsen GmbH – but also in the supply industry and in many small and medium-sized firms. The chances of getting a well-paid job are better than ever.

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Student services

The Student Council (“StuRa”) is the official student organisation at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau representing students internally and externally.

Housing services

Altogether, approx. 900 dormitory places are available for students of the University. Accommodation is mostly provided in single and double rooms.

Library services

Main library features:

  • 126 reading places
  • 44 PC terminals
  • 5 carrels
  • Media centre, group work rooms
  • Inventory of over 198 000 textbooks, monographs, dictionaries, encylopedias, law gazettes, periodicals, audio-visual material etc.
  • Subscriptions to 572 journals
  • 95 000 standards and 300 000 patents for a wide variety of disciplines

ICT services

The University Computer Centre is responsible for the whole data network at the University, giving approximately 1500 computers access to the scientific network and the internet.

Campus life

In Zwickau the WHZ is divided between the Inner City Campus and the Scheffelberg Campus (in the suburb of Eckersbach). In the Inner City are the Faculties of Automotive Production and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Physical Engineering/Informatics.

Sports facilities

The WHZ’s university sport offers students an exclusive range of sporting activities. A brand-new gym belonging to the university is also available for your use.

Student clubs

Student clubs

  • Club Null13
  • Club Collage
  • Studentenclub Tivoli

Zwickau, Saxony, Germany


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