Wilhelm Büchner University of Applied Sciences 

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Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule (WBH) is a privately owned German university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule) based in Darmstadt, Hesse. Wilhelm Büchner University was founded in November 1996 under the name Private FernFachhochschule Darmstadt. The Wilhelm Büchner Institution of Applied Sciences is the biggest private technical university in Germany with approximately to 7,000 students. Professors and more than 300 lecturers at Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule (WBH) not only impart substantial professional skills and practical expertise. Students can contact them for advice, discussion, and questions at any time during their study. As a multidisciplinary distance learning university for technology, they focus on their core teaching and research skills, which are reflected in their departments of computer science, engineering, industrial engineering, and technology management as well as energy, environmental, and process engineering. They teach an interdisciplinary understanding of business administration, leadership, and communication, as well as intercultural competence in their selection of courses, in addition to current technological know-how. Students will be qualified for professional and managerial tasks - also on an international level - with these sought-after essential qualities. In this approach, these courses satisfy the needs of a workplace that is becoming more interdisciplinary and networked. Wilhelm Büchner University prides itself on being a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary institution of higher learning. Engineering, computer science, digital media, and technology management are her primary academic interests. The university is divided into the following four departments • Energy, environmental, and process engineering offers 4 bachelor’s degree programs and 1 master's degree program. • Computer science offers 12 bachelor’s degree programs and 5 master's degree programs. • Department of Engineering offers engineering 8 bachelor’s degree programs and 4 master's degree programs. • Industrial Engineering and Technology Management

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