The Universities of Hessen

Hessen has 13 state institutions of higher education, comprising six universities, two art academies and five universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen or Hochschulen). They all participate in the Hessen-Wisconsin Exchange Program. All of the listed schools are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Given the wide variety of institutions, students from all majors will be able to find major-related course work. The courses are taught in German, however all Hessen universities offer additional courses taught in English as well.


The participating Hessen institutions of higher education are:


Universities (click on the logo for the university website)







Universities of Applied Sciences









Art Academies









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