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5272
Students enrolled in this school.
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
1
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The University of Applied Sciences Dresden was founded in 1992 and has a distinctive engineering and economic profile in teaching and research complemented by artistic skills. It is a regionally anchored and internationally oriented university with a wide range of practice-oriented courses in combination with a variety of experience in application-oriented research.At the HTW Dresden the students are the focus of the activities. Through small-group teaching sessions, individual support and a clearly structured course of studies, studies are made possible during the regular study period. The necessary specialist and methodological knowledge as well as social skills are taught on the basis of assured scientific knowledge. The compatibility of work, study and family is equally important for both students and employees.

The courses of study at the HTW Dresden are professionally compliant and meet the requirements of our practice partners. A high percentage of internships in the curriculum, as well as practical times and graduation work in companies, enable the graduates a smooth and successful start into their professional life. Lifelong learning is promoted through a wide range of continuing education activities. In addition to the personal commitment beyond the course of study, the alumni can find an alumni network.

What are the admissions criteria?

The application period usually starts in March and the deadline is July 15th.Germany has changed their admissions requirements again, starting for the 2021-22 school year, and now accepts AP scores!  Students who want to apply to programs related to Humanities, Social Sciences,Law, and Economics need scores of 3+ in:EnglishForeign language that needs to be French, Spanish, Latin or German, Math or natural science which can be calc, Bio, Chem, or both Physics C testsAddition score in European History, American History, Computer Science or Macro+Micro EconomicsStudents who want to apply for programs around Math, Science, and Technology need scores of 3+ in:Math (specifically Calc)Natural Science (Bio, Chem, or both Physics C tests)Language (French, Latin, German, Spanish or English Lit or Lang/Comp)Addition score in European History, American History, Computer Science or Macro+Micro Economics.

Alternately, students with an IB diploma, an Associates degree, 2 years of college credits (including specified courses) are also admissible.

What is student life like?

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The school assists students in finding housing. Student residences range from 300 - 600 euros per month.

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