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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University of applied sciences, public
Year of foundation
1971
Total number of Students
11,581
Students at this campus
11,581
Semester contribution
303.89 €
Tuition fees
no data

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0%
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
0%
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
85.4%
Humanities, Languages
0%
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
14.6%
Other studies
0%

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
78.9%
Master's degree
17.6%
Teacher qualification degree
0%
Pre-Bologna degrees
2.8%
Other types of degrees
0.7%

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

Locations: At the Schöneberg and Lichtenberg locations, academic libraries supply students with literature and media; departmental libraries are available to offer assistance as well.; Stock: Hundreds of thousands of E-Resources; Subject-specific databases; E-journals; E-Journal articles; E-Conference materials; More than 170,000 print media; Services: Office hours for research assistance; Citavi program for literature management; Broad portfolio of databases – a large number of our databases are unrestricted and offer location- and time-independent access; DDA (demand-driven acquisition) titles – we respond to users’ wishes and make many titles available digitally; Extensive training and introduction on the use of the differentiated offer; Remote access enables constant access to E-Resources, which are also available on-site 6 days/week; Variable offers of individual and group workspaces; Special opening hours for exam preparation
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Chinese. If places are available, participation as a guest is available in the foreign language programmes of all Berlin universities. In some cases, a modest fee is charged, depending on the institution.
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. In addition to the sports programme offered by the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR), students can also use the extensive sports facilities on offer at FU Berlin, HU Berlin, TU Berlin and HTW Berlin. Participation is subject to fees. HWR students can book sports courses at provider universities Free University of Berlin, HTW Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin or Technische Universität Berlin. Students have many sports to choose from and can select from among numerous workshops, courses, sports events and tournaments, e.g. All year round: DHM; May/November Small Field Football Tournament; June Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5 x 5-km TEAM relay, city biking; October Stair Day as part of Global Climate Change Week; Sports: HWR Berlin offers its students a range of sports in the areas of football, basketball and volleyball.
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Last update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education