Witten/Herdecke University

    Degree seeking 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 exclusively in English:

    Courses taught bilingually in German and English:

    Courses taught at the Faculty of Health

    • B.Sc Psychology (Taught mainly in German but English courses available to exchange students)
    • The rest of the courses at the Faculty of Health are taught in German and can be found on the Faculty of Health page.
    Language requirements
    Visa requirements
    Student life

    Your contact to our application services varies depending on the degree programme you choose. Please select the degree programme below and go to the section "Application (Bewerbung)".

    Information available in German

    Information on the application process for degree programmes such as Medicine, Dentistry, Psychology and other is presented on our German website.

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