Institutions of higher education
Hessen has fourteen state institutions of higher education, comprising six universities, three art academies, and five universities of applied sciences (Hochschulen für Angewandte Wissenschaften). There are also a number of state-recognized institutions of higher education run by non-state bodies. All institutions of higher education welcome international students. An increasing number of universities offer courses taught in English, as well as courses at undergraduate and graduate level leading to the internationally recognized BA, BSc and MA degrees. Universities also award PhDs. The institutions of higher education in Hessen teach and carry out research in all major disciplines, maintaining a high standard of excellence. They are well known both for their academic reputation and for their first-class facilities. Their strong teaching and research tradition attracts highly qualified students from all over the world.
Find out more about the institutions of higher education in Hessen and what they have in offer for you. We look forward to welcoming you in Hessen!