RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

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RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule RheinMain
Logo of Hochschule RheinMain.gif
Type Public
Established 1971
Chancellor Wilfried Friedl
President Prof. Dr. Detlev Reymann
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 10,274 (Winterterm 2011/12)[1]
Location Wiesbaden, Hessen,  Germany
Campus Wiesbaden, Rüsselsheim, Geisenheim
Website http://www.hs-rm.de/hochschule/startseite/index.html

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences (German: Hochschule RheinMain) is a university located in Wiesbaden, Germany.

History and Profile[edit]

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1971.
The University of Applied Sciences at this time was called University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (German: Fachhochschule Wiesbaden).
Since 1, September 2009 the University of Applied Sciences is called RheinMain University of Applied Sciences.

At the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences a wide variety of study programs is offered. These study programs are divided into the three following faculties:

  • Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Design – Computer Science – Media
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Geisenheim Faculty of Viticulture, Oenology, Horticulture, Beverage Technology and Landscape Architecture
  • 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, and the Geisenheim Faculty can be found in Geisenheim.

More than 9.000 students study at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences: 5.200 in Wiesbaden, 2.600 in Rüsselsheim and 1.100 in Geisenheim (in summer 2009). They are enrolled in 46 different degree programs, including part-time and cooperative, distance learning and master's programs. The transition to bachelor's and master's programs is completed.

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences has about 600 employees, 210 of them are professors. [2]

Study locations at a Glance[edit]

Campus Rüsselsheim main entrance

The three study locations of the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences (Wiesbaden, Rüsselsheim, Geisenheim) are all allocated in the Rhein Main area. The Rhein Main area is situated in the center of Germany, nearby Frankfurt Airport.

Wiesbaden The study location Wiesbaden consists of three campuses.

  • Kurt-Schumacher-Ring

At the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring campus the following faculties can be found: - Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, - Faculty of Social Sciences - information studies division of the Faculty of Design –Computer Science – Media.

  • Bleichstraße/Bertramstraße

The Bleichstraße/Bertramstraße campus is an inner city campus in Wiesbaden. The faculty of Wiesbaden Business School is situated there, as well as the Language Center and a specialized library.

  • Unter den Eichen

The media-focus degree programs of the faculty of Design – Computer Science – Media are situated on this campus. [3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.hs-rm.de/hochschule/ueber/geschichte-zahlen-und-fakten/index.html
  2. ^ http://www.hs-rm.de/hochschule/ueber/index.html[dead link]
  3. ^ http://www.hs-rm.de/hochschule/ueber/standorte-lageplaene-und-anreise/index.html[dead link]

Coordinates: 50°04′51″N 8°13′02″E / 50.08083°N 8.21722°E / 50.08083; 8.21722