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Our Roots

We are firmly rooted in a 500-year-long tradition of education in Upper Lusatia grounded in humanist philosophy and technical endeavour.

Our Mission

We offer a scientifically grounded academic education ensuring a successful start into professional life and a sustained, ongoing professional development.

We offer further education in academic and scientific fields, so enabling the systematic, lifelong acquisition of knowledge and enlarging the stock of knowledge in the fields of technology, economics and business, and society.

We conduct applied research and development with a view to achieving a sustainable world.

Our central fields of competence are "Energy and the Environment" and "Processes of Transformation in the Economy and Society".

Our Underlying Principles

Our students acquire the relevant discipline-specific, methodological, human resource-oriented and social competences that enable them to shape processes of change in the academic fields of the

◾Engineering and Technological Sciences
◾Natural Sciences
◾Social Sciences
◾Economic and Business Studies and Languages and Linguistics

The competence of our teaching staff is grounded in their academic qualifications, in firmly-rooted professional experience and in ongoing training both in their specialist discipline and in didactic methodology – all enabling them to undertake a wide variety of tasks in their respective Faculties.

Our Professors are the bedrock of the academic renown and the appeal of our University of Applied Sciences. Well-qualified in their disciplines, well-networked both within their academic fields and in the world of praxis, active in research and development, fully versed in tertiary sector teaching and highly involved in the day-to-day running of our institution, they are fully competent to act in

Contact point in ZITTAU (GERMANY)
Theodor-Koerner-Allee 16
Zittau 2763
+49 3581 374 4683