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

Why should I study here?

HKA is not only one of the largest and most research-intensive universities of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg. With our broad spectrum of subjects from engineering, computer science, economics and design, we are able to place teaching, research and further education on a broad knowledge base. Students, teachers, researchers, but also cooperation partners and clients benefit from the interdisciplinary exchange and work. The guiding themes that guide our actions are digitalisation, sustainability and cooperation at the HKA.We support you in all parts of your studies. When you start your studies, we offer special programs that help you organize your learning and thus lay the perfect foundation for successful studies. We work in small groups and our professors always have an open ear for you, whether you have a question about a lecture or need support with a practical project. Our study advisors, IT support, and career counselors will accompany you throughout your studies.We are not a small university, but we are not a large one either. We treat each other as equals and with respect. Study areas outdoors under large umbrellas, in the library or in the faculty buildings give you the space to meet and exchange ideas with others. For the social part of academic life, students, faculty and staff meet at recurring HKA events.

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