Witten/Herdecke University

    About us

    Witten works. In academia and society. And in the world.

    President Prof. Dr. Martin Butzlaff
    President Prof. Dr. Martin Butzlaff
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    Since its foundation in 1983, crossing borders has played a vital role in the vision and mission of UW/H. Borders between theory and practice, between disciplines and faculties, but also actual physical borders between national states. UW/H is a proud member of an international research network spanning over all five continents; it permanently extends its network of partnerships on student and faculty exchange as well as research co-operation with universities world-wide. Furthermore, education at UW/H does not stop at merely studying a subject, it is a simultaneous process of personal and intellectual development. Hardly anything is as formative as international experience. Hence, we strongly encourage our students – and our staff as well – to gather experience abroad during the studies, but also through practical experience and border-crossing student initiatives. It makes us proud that many of our alumni have taken up international careers and serve as UW/H ambassadors abroad. By the same token, we cordially invite the world to Witten: Join us for studying, teaching, research, intercultural learning and the crossing of borders!
     

    Sincerely yours,

    Prof. Dr. Martin Butzlaff

    More than Humboldt, hashtag and Bologna

    Universität Witten/Herdecke
    We have been educating students in humanities/arts,management and economics, psychology, nursing science, medicine and dentistry for more than 30 years.

    Knowledge and competence being reflected in practice and developed further. Enough freedom for students to develop their own personality. Values combining curiosity, dedication and humanity. This is what UW/H has always been standing for.

    Encourage freedom
    Strive for truth
    Assume social responsibility
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