Facts and Information
Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden
Kind of Institution and funding body
University of applied sciences, public
Year of foundation
Total number of Students
Students at this campus
Students by area of study
Medicine, Health Science
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
Students by type of degree pursued
Teacher qualification degree
Other types of degrees
Special features regarding the library
The library deploys its resources in an efficient and user-oriented manner. RFID technology has been introduced for the supply of literature (print and electronic media), which contributes to modernisation and enhances loan services. The library is open to students around the clock (24-hour library), with access via magnetic card. The German Library Association conducted its first national evaluation in 2010. The university library was also awarded an outstanding rating among specialist university libraries in 2018.
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Czech, Swedish, German, and other foreign languages, also in continuing education at UNIcert level.
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees.It is possible for its own students to participate in the sports program of OTH Regensburg within the framework of the "Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule" between OTH Amberg-Weiden and OTH Regensburg. The program is open to students of OTH Regensburg in cooperation with the "Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule" between OTH Amberg-Weiden and OTH Regensburg. Sports training times in the university sports hall in Amberg and the city sports halls in Weiden are regularly fully booked. About 800 students take advantage of the diverse range of activities offered by the Sports Department. This includes exercise classes such as yoga, dance, jazz dance and other individual sports. Fellow students can often be recruited as instructors.