RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

Summary

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences (German: Hochschule RheinMain), formerly University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (German: Fachhochschule Wiesbaden), is a university located in Wiesbaden, Germany, founded in 1971. It is part of the IT-Cluster Rhine-Main-Neckar, the "Silicon Valley of Europe".

RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule RheinMain
Logo-Hochschule-RheinMain.svg
TypePublic
Established1971
PresidentEva Waller
Academic staff
252
Administrative staff
648
Students13,920 (Winterterm 2020/21)[1]
Location, ,
Coordinates: 50°04′51″N 8°13′02″E / 50.08083°N 8.21722°E / 50.08083; 8.21722
CampusWiesbaden, Rüsselsheim
Websitehttps://www.hs-rm.de/en/

HistoryEdit

The University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (German: Fachhochschule Wiesbaden) was founded in 1971. On 1 September 2009 it was renamed RheinMain University of Applied Sciences.[citation needed]

The former Geisenheim campus became a separate university in 2013.[2]

DescriptionEdit

RheinMain University of Applied Sciences is part of the IT-Cluster Rhine-Main-Neckar, the "Silicon Valley of Europe".[citation needed]

Study programs are divided into the following faculties:[citation needed]

  • Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Design – Computer Science – Media
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Wiesbaden Business School

The faculties of Social Sciences, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Design – Computer Science - Media, and the Wiesbaden Business School are located in Wiesbaden. The Faculty of Engineering is situated nearby Rüsselsheim.[citation needed]

As of 2019 more than 14,000 students were studying at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences: About 10,600 in Wiesbaden and about 3,500 in Rüsselsheim. They are enrolled in about 70 different degree programs, including part-time and cooperative, distance learning and master's programs.[citation needed]

In 2011 the university had about 900 employees.[3]

CampusesEdit

 
Campus Rüsselsheim main entrance

The campuses of the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences are located in the Rhein Main area, in the west of Germany.

WiesbadenEdit

The study location Wiesbaden consists of three campuses.

  • Kurt-Schumacher-Ring

At the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering and the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences can be found.

  • Bleichstraße/Bertramstraße

The Bleichstraße/Bertramstraße campus is an inner city campus in Wiesbaden. The Wiesbaden Business School is situated there as well as a specialized library.

  • Unter den Eichen

The Faculty of Design, Computer Science and Media is situated on this campus. [4]

RüsselsheimEdit

  • Am Brückweg

The Faculty of Engineering is based in Rüsselsheim on the campus Am Brückweg.

Partner institutionsEdit

The university has a number of partner universities in many countries, including Australia, China, Korea, Latvia Mexico and Turkey.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures". Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  2. ^ Hochschule RheinMain. About us - History. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Hochschule RheinMain". Archived from the original on 9 April 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Studienorte der Hochschule RheinMain - und wie man dorthin kommt". Archived from the original on 24 August 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2011.
  5. ^ Partner universities