Hochschule Niederrhein - University of Applied Sciences 

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The Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, with locations in Krefeld and Mönchengladbach, is one of Germany's largest and most efficient universities for applied sciences, with 13,719 students (as of winter semester 21/22). In 1971, the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences was established. Its origins can be traced back to 1855, when the Crefeld Higher Weaving School was established. The university's teaching and research profile connects technology and society. They provide opportunities for young people by offering 87 bachelor's and 27 master's degree programs. Because of their problem- and transfer-oriented research, they serve as the innovative drivers for the region's businesses. They ensure that society is well ready to face challenges. With 3,478 students, the Faculty of Economics is the largest faculty at the university. In Krefeld, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is currently the largest department with 1,336 students. The main research areas are functional surfaces, applied health and nutrition research, IT and logistics concepts, innovative product and process design, social and economic innovations, as well as energy efficiency. There are currently nine research institutes and 14 competence centers at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences. Interdisciplinary and application-oriented research are extensively carried out here. Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences promises to deliver Scientific training with a high level of practical relevance. Students are taught by academically trained teachers with well-founded, job-specific specialist knowledge. This is how the transfer of scientific methods into your everyday work is made successful. Here, the blended learning concept combines the advantages of modern technologies with the success factors of classic teaching and gives professionals flexible learning opportunities. They offer students with individual support and an intensive professional exchange of knowledge in small groups.

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