Witten/Herdecke University

    Incoming students

    • Oldest and most prestigious private university in Germany
    • One of the best student-teacher ratios in Germany
    • Consistently in the top ten in Management and Economics and in Psychology in national rankings
    • Open for everyone irrespective of financial background through the Income Share Agreement (inverse contract between student generations)
    • Small-group teaching
    • Witten model in medical education
    • Innovative approaches in teaching and research
    • Situated in the lively Ruhr metropolitan area with one of the highest densities of theatres, opera houses, concert halls, first-rate football clubs – and a lively pub scene

    Courses taught in English:

    Courses taught bilingually in German and English:

    Courses taught at the Faculty of Health

    Witten/Herdecke University welcomes international students from our Erasmus+ partners and our global partners as well as freemovers. You can find all relevant information below.

    Witten/Herdecke University participates in the EU Programme ERASMUS+ (2021-2027).
    Erasmus Code: D__WITTEN02
    OID: E10208741

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    Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: