With about 8,000 students and vocational students, the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences ranks among the largest private universities in Germany with locations in Idstein, Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin, as well as with study centres in Düsseldorf and Zwickau. It offers vocational training, study and further education programmes in the disciplines of Chemistry and Biology, Healthcare and Social Studies, Business, Media and Design. Besides the Bachelor and Master’s programmes, the four disciplines with their seven Schools also offer (dual) courses for people in employment or vocational training.
The Fresenius University shows its innovative strength in the field of healthcare and many other areas: Since the end of the 1990s, it has been at the vanguard in the academisation of therapeutic professions in Germany and has founded the first undergraduate Osteopathy study programme in 2011. The university also offers study programmes in the field of nursing care. As part of a large network of cooperation partners, the Fresenius University develops educational products with a high practical relevance – following the principle of a close interaction between research, education and practical application. The Fresenius University is institutionally accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities.
AdressLimburger Straße 2
Telefon +49 (0) 6126 9352-0
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PresidentBotho von Portatius
Established1848 as Chemisches Laboratorium Fresenius in Wiesbaden
University of applied sciences since 1971
Students and pupils in total8.000 (2013)
Bachelor degree programmes
Master degree programmes