Trier University of Applied Sciences

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Trier University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule Trier
Hochschule Trier, University of Applied Sciences.png
Established 1971
Type Public University of Applied Sciences
President Prof. Dr. Norbert Kuhn (from April 2013)
Students 8,000 (2014)
Location Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate,  Germany
Website www.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]

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.

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