Trier University of Applied Sciences

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Trier University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule Trier
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TypePublic University of Applied Sciences
Established1971
PresidentProf. Dr. Norbert Kuhn (from April 2013)
Students8,000 (2014)
LocationTrier, Rhineland-Palatinate,  Germany
Websitewww.hochschule-trier.de

The Trier University of Applied Sciences (German: Hochschule Trier) is a University of Applied Sciences (German: "Fachhochschule") located in Trier, Birkenfeld and Idar-Oberstein (Germany). With 7,000 students the Trier University of Applied Sciences is divided into three campuses in Trier (main campus Schneidershof), Birkenfeld (Environmental Campus Birkenfeld), and Idar-Oberstein (jewellery design). The Trier University of Applied Sciences must not be confused with the University of Trier (German: "Universität Trier").

History[edit]

Central Campus Schneidershof, Trier
City Campus 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.

Areas of study[edit]

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:

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Coordinates: 49°46′05″N 6°37′46″E / 49.76806°N 6.62944°E / 49.76806; 6.62944