Building of Trier University of Applied Sciences at Paulusplatz, Trier
The Trier University of Applied Sciences originally developed from the Staatliche Ingenieurschule für das Bau- und Maschinenwesen Trier and the Werkkunstschule Trier. In 1971, it became a part of the Fachhochschule Rheinland-Pfalz, and became independent in 1996.
The Trier University of Applied Sciences is divided into 7 areas of study (Fachbereich). Two of these areas are at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld, and gemstone and jewelry design are in the town of Idar-Oberstein. The areas of study are: