Jade University of Applied Sciences Wilhelmshaven Oldenburg Elsfleth 

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Jade University of Applied Sciences (German: Jade Hochschule) is a public university in the German state of Lower Saxony. It was established in 2009 to replace the Fachhochschule Oldenburg/Ostfriesland/Wilhelmshaven. With approximately 6,700 students, the university has campuses in Wilhelmshaven, Oldenburg, and Elsfleth. The Jade River inspired the name of the university. There is something for everyone among more than 50 courses about architecture, construction, geoinformation, health, computer science, maritime and logistics, media and journalism, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, tourism, economy, management and new nursing science, speech therapy, midwifery science, and urban design. For years, it has ranked highly due to its practical relevance, close contact with business, and degrees that can be obtained in a reasonable amount of time. The Jade University is a family-friendly university that ensures that all university members can successfully balance teaching, learning, and working with the demands of family life. This includes things like flexible work hours and childcare options. The university actively promotes social openness and equal opportunities, giving first-generation students in particular better opportunities for social advancement. Their lecturers come from practice without restriction and maintain contact with business, which the students always benefit from. The scientific offspring contributes significantly to the research performance at Jade University. In the departments and institutes, more than fifty doctoral students are currently conducting research. However, not only the students, but also the approximately 200 professors, exhibit impressive scientific potential. In a nutshell, as the Jade University was founded merging two former universities of applied sciences, here students will find cutting-edge teaching and learning concepts, as well as empirical knowledge and solid expertise.

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