Harz University of Applied Sciences 

Public (University of Applied Sciences)
  • Overview
  • Locations
  • Facts & Figures
  • Admission Info
  • Living

Date of Establishment


University Status





University Type

University of Applied Sciences

Best Known For

Computer Science

Lecture Mode



The Hochschule Harz – University of Applied Studies and Research has two bases in Saxony-Anhalt. The Department of Automation and Computer Sciences as well as the Department of Business Studies are located in Wernigerode. The Department of Public Management can be found in Halberstadt. Hochschule Harz has its headquarters in Wernigerode. The administrative and instructional buildings of the Department of Business Studies, as well as the Department of Automation and Computer Sciences, are housed on a 62,000-square-meter-large green campus in Hasserode (district of Wernigerode). The Department of Public Management began teaching at Hochschule Harz's new Domplatz Halberstadt campus in the winter term 2004/2005. Halberstadt's city centre combines old and new architecture to form three buildings. Aside from teaching, one of the primary responsibilities of a university is research. They see themselves as a scientific institution that places a premium on applied research and development. Harz University of Applied Sciences strives to use its research activities to contribute significantly to social, economic, and technological development while infusing current content into the curriculum. The thematic spectrum of research projects of Hochschule Harz ranges from communication technology, mobile robotics, and electronic administration to service quality in tourist value-added chain and double-entry bookkeeping. The volume of third-party funding regularly makes up ten percent of the budget of Hochschule Harz. In a nutshell, Harz University of Applied Sciences' two locations provide the best of both worlds. On the one hand, there are the benefits of living in a smaller town where one can live in a comfortable and familial environment. On the other hand, being in the heart of Germany has a significant advantage. Larger cities such as Magdeburg, Braunschweig, Berlin, Leipzig, and Hanover are within one to three hours' drive.

Admission Info

Intake :

Summer, Winter

Degrees offered (type) :







Application Mode :


Tuition Fees

Fees (EU)

tuition fees logo

Fees (non-EU)


Avg Private Rental close to Univ

University Comparison Icon

Studentwerk Rent



Accommodation Situation

Practical Tip

Even though finding a room is relatively easy around this University, we highly recommend to not to wait for long. To secure a place, start applying as soon you get an admission.

Get in touch with Student Affairs of your University (Studentenwerk).

Connect with Student Associations specifically for your country.

Join social Media groups for Expats / Students for this city.

Connect with previous batch students from your country.

Write in German when contacting private landlords.

Explore More Universities