University of Applied Sciences (private) in Darmstadt
The Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognised university and offers part-time Bachelor's, Master's and certificate programmes in electrical engineering and information technology, energy, environmental and process engineering, computer science, technology management, mechatronics, mechanical engineering and industrial engineering.
With approximately 6,000 students and over 26 test locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest private universities for technology in Germany.
Whether you are studying for a Bachelor's or Master's degree - the internationally recognised distance learning programme at the Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule adapts to your personal life situation. With the WBH online campus, you have access to your study materials at any time and on any device, can get in touch with study advisors, lecturers, tutors and fellow students and organise your studies. Personal contact persons are available at all times to answer all your subject-related and organisational questions.
Attendance phases reinforce what you have learned in the distance learning programme and promote personal contact with fellow students and lecturers as well as soft skills such as working in a team and presenting in front of groups. Of course, dates for attendance events are announced well in advance and several alternative dates are offered for each event, so that you can combine your studies perfectly with your everyday working life.
Accreditations & awards
The Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences has been state-recognised by the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art since 2008. This recognition gives you the assurance that all Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes correspond to the programmes offered by state universities in terms of the level of their learning content and objectives.
Institutional accreditation by the Science Council in 2016 for a period of five years.
Accreditation of the study programmes by the renowned accreditation agencies ACQUIN (Accreditation, Certification & Quality Assurance Institute) and ZEvA (Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hanover).
State approval of each Bachelor's, Master's and certificate study programme by the ZFU (State Central Office for Distance Learning).
INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED DEGREE This degree programme offers an interdisciplinary and academic education that is multi-accredited and globally recognized.
START AT ANY TIME
There are no fixed start dates or semester times. You can start your studies at any time.
FREE TRIAL PERIOD OF STUDY
Test your distance learning programme free of charge and without obligation. If you are not satisfied, you can simply cancel your study contract within the first four weeks without incurring any tuition fees.
SUPPORT ALL AROUND
Personal contacts such as study advisors, professors and tutors are available to answer all your questions throughout your studies.
Study materials are available in both printed and digital form, so you can study anytime and anywhere. On the online campus you will find webinars, learning videos, selected specialist literature, software tools, digital flashcards as well as exercises and practice exams.
FLEXIBLE ORGANISATION OF YOUR STUDIES
With a mixture of self-study, voluntary or less compulsory attendance events and individual communication with professors, tutors and fellow students, you can organise your studies according to your wishes.
The “Aufstiegs-Stipendium” (Advancement Scholarship) supports employed persons in their first academic higher education programme. The prerequisite for this is that you have completed vocational training with a grade of at least 1.9 or have received a reasoned proposal from your employer and have at least two years of professional experience.
The “Weiterbildungs-Stipendium” (continuing education scholarship) supports young professionals in gaining further professional qualifications. The prerequisite for this is also vocational training completed with a minimum grade of 1.9. In addition, the degree programme must be your first degree programme, must be completed while you are still working, and must build on your training and professional activity. Another requirement is that you must work at least 15 hours per week.
Financing of studies
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