Deggendorf Institute of Technology

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The Deggendorf Institute of Technology, founded in 1994, is a Technical Institute for engineering, economy and media in Lower Bavaria, Germany, which places high value on practical and international experience. Apart from its undergraduate and graduate courses the Deggendorf Institute of Technology offers further education on university – level.

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DIT ( Deggendorf Institute of Technology )
Motto: innovativ & lebendig - Bildungsregion DonauWald
President: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Sperber[1]
Year of foundation: 1994
Location: Deggendorf (Bavaria)
Undergraduate courses: 31
Graduate courses: 18
Professors: 115
Visiting lecturers: 150
Employees: 233
Students: 5200 (WS14/15)
Proportion of women: 31,6%
Address: Edlmaierstrasse 6 + 8
94469 Deggendorf
Telephone: +49 (0)991 3615-0
Front of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology


The Deggendorf Institute of Technology continually achieves outstanding results in germanwide university rankings.

Business magazine "Karriere":

Germany’s second best University of Applied Sciences in

  • Business administration
  • Engineer Studies

Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung (CHE)- University Ranking

Outstanding results in

  • Civil Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Electrical Engineering & Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science for Business
  • Business Informatics

Der Arbeitskreis Personalmarketing (dapm)

Tested were social and practical competences and international orientation among 100 Bachelor - programs in Germany. The bachelor's degree course International Management offered in Deggendorf was given a top score with three out of three possible stars and was among the best Bachelor programs in Germany.

International orientation[edit]

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

International cooperation between universities is one of the major objectives, encouraging greater mobility of students and teachers around Europe and the world. Currently, students from more than 50 countries represent a multitude of ethnic, cultural and linguistic groups. Several universities from the following countries are cooperating with Deggendorf Institute of Technology: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China and Hong Kong, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Spain, South Korea, Turkey, United States

Undergraduate Courses of Study[edit]

  • Applied Healthcare Science
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Applied Training Science
  • Applied Economics
  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Electrical Engineering & Information Technology
  • Informatics in the Healthcare Industry
  • International Management
  • International Tourism Management/Health & Medical Tourism
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechatronics (combined studies course)
  • Media Technology
  • Physical Engineering
  • Healthcare (combined dual degree)
  • Resource and Environmental Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Business Informatics
  • Industrial Engineering

Applied Training Science[edit]

Faculty of Business Administration[edit]

The Department of Business Administration is the largest at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology. There are three degree programmes: Business Administration, International Management and Computer Science for Business.

Business Administration[edit]

This course prepares students to broad scope of tasks. Business economist work in many different areas such as Marketing, Controlling, Finance, Human Resources and Production in diverse economic sectors. (German)

International Management[edit]

As a response to globalization the degree course International Management was created in the winter term 2003. This course, totally conducted in English, provides its participants with the practical business knowledge and soft skills necessary for management career in an internationally oriented company. (English)

Computer Science for Business[edit]

This courses combines Business Administration and Informatics. It is also taught as a virtual IT - course. (German) zz

Civil and Construction Engineering[edit]

The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering places a special emphasis on the fields of Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering Law, Contract Procedures and Management. Special attention is also concentrated on the use of new media and computer technology. Certain facilities are used for research and technical development in active cooperation with regional industry. (German)

Media Technology[edit]

Media Technology has developed into one of the most popular fields of study within a very short period of time at the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences. Basic theoretical knowledge in the areas of Printing, TV/Film, Radio and New Media as well as special topics dealing with media in design, technology and informatics is taught in lectures and courses. This information is implemented in practically oriented lab projects. (German)

Mechanical Engineering[edit]

Mechanical Engineering students gain thorough, special knowledge and learn to study independently as well as to work in groups on projects, which further good communication skills and cooperation. Numerous research and cooperative projects with industries allow the students to gain the necessary practical experience. English courses and internships in foreign countries prepare students to work internationally. (German)


The melting of the three majors, Electrical Engineering, Informatics and Mechanical Engineering, into one field of Mechatronics is creating excellent career prospects for graduates in this area. In the area of teaching, the University of Applied Sciences places great value on solid background training in mathematics and physics. The intensive use of mathematic software tools is maintained throughout the entire course of studies. (German)

Graduate courses[edit]

The Master programmes concentrate on personnel development of the participants and on transferring theoretical inputs back into the participants’ own job situation based on state of the art academic knowledge and methods.

  • Master of Business Administration – Health care - management
  • Master of Business Administration – Management
  • Master of Business Administration – Human resource – & organisation - development
  • Master of Business Administration – Enterprise foundation and leadership
  • Master of Business Administration – IT Management and Information Systems
  • Master of Business Administration - General Management
  • Applied Research in Engineering Sciences
  • Applied Computer Sciences
  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • International Tourism Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Informatics
  • Media Technology and Production
  • International and Strategic Management
  • Technology Management
  • Business Informatics

Master of Business Administration – Health Care Management[edit]

The MBA in Health Care Management is a 3-semester part-time (Friday, Saturday) program designed to provide training of management skills needed for the variety of daily tasks and roles that are demanded in today's health care environment. The MBA/HCM specialization is based upon courses in health care performance improvement, health care finance, controlling, quality and data base management, health care project and strategic management.


The Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences has developed interdisciplinary profiles for application - oriented research. Scientific results are further developed to marketable products, methods and services. Research at the DIT mainly concentrates on technical, business and organisational problems of smaller and medium - sized companies.

  • Profile 1: optical technologies, measurement engineering and production
  • Profile 2: informatics, communication and media
  • Profile 3: microelectronics, micro - systems - engineering and nanotechnology
  • Profile 4: materials
  • Profile 5: water and environment
  • Profile 6: e-learning and e-business
  • Profile 7: strategy, controlling, processes and organisation


Campus of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology provides a variety of student facilities. These include:

  • Career Centre
  • International Office
  • Language Centre
  • Library
  • Computer Facilities
  • Student Services
  • University - sports
  • Intercultural Programm

The Career Centre with a variety of supporting services helps with: career relevant courses, contacts to local companies and a job fair. The abilities you will develop throughout your studies will ensure you gain important skills that are valued highly by future employers.

The International Office provides guidance and counselling to both German and international students.

The Language Centre at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology opened in the winter semester 2001/2002 with the intention of expanding the foreign language program The main focus of the Language Centre is on teaching oral ability and listening comprehension skills. German is offered as a Foreign Language course along with French, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech and Russian are taught.

Deggendorf University is proud of its excellent library. Computer desks allow individual, multimedia learning and study. The library team is eager to help both university members as well as outside visitors in a friendly and competent manner.

The Computer Facilities in the various University departments have state-of-the-art equipment. Internet-access and design programmes are, available, as well as ISDN or modems which allow easy access from home and on campus.

The Student Services Unit is responsible for all food and drinks in the Mensa (the dining hall) and the Cafeteria. Information on the Student Hall can be found on:


To meet the requirement of the economy the University of Applied Sciences has created new degrees courses of study (International Management, Computer Science for Business, Media Technology, Mechatronics). In the course of the Bologna Process all study degrees will be changed to Bachelor/ Master.


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Coordinates: 48°49′47″N 12°57′17″E / 48.82972°N 12.95472°E / 48.82972; 12.95472