Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences

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Not to be confused with Bielefeld University.

The Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Bielefeld) is the second largest education institution in Bielefeld. It divides itself into five faculties (Fachbereiche):


  • Faculty 1: Design (Gestaltung)

The Faculty of Design is located in a separate building close to the Oetker Concert Hall as well as a public park called Bürger Park (park of the commons). Three different branches of design and arts are available to the carefully selected students: "Photography & Media", "Graphic and Communication Design" and "Fashion Design". There are accepted about 25-30 freshmen in each branch per year. The school is rated among the top five of Germany's schools offering a focused education in photography, honored by the state funded "Special Research Center on Photography & Media". The schools photography students are also entitled to compete - among the students of other famous European institutions like the Royal College of Arts London and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs Paris - in the annual Leica Photography Award.

  • Faculty 2: Campus Minden (Architecture, Civil Engineering, Engineering and Computer Science) The Faculty is located in the town of Minden.
  • Faculty 3: Engineering and Mathematics
  • Faculty 4: Social Sciences
  • Faculty 5: Business and Health

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Coordinates: 52°02′07.79″N 8°30′11.34″E / 52.0354972°N 8.5031500°E / 52.0354972; 8.5031500