With around 8,300 students, Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences is the biggest state-run establishment of its kind in East Westphalia-Lippe. It pursues close meshing of science and practical application through cooperative links with business and institutes in the region.
Courses available include Design, Engineering, Science, Social Science and Economics along with Nursing and Health Sciences. The Department of Architecture and Building Engineering is located at the Minden campus, which is undergoing extensive modernisation and also includes a new Technology Department. The Gütersloh site offers practical bachelor’s courses in Industrial Engineering and Mechatronics/Automation.
Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schramm-Wölk
Principal, Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences
Ideal environment for studying and teaching
The new Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences building will replace the present sites at Wilhelm-Bertelsmann-Straße, Am Stadtholz, Kurt-Schumacher-Straße and the main university building. Initially this will provide the Departments of Engineering and Mathematics, Social Science, Business and Health along with the central facilities with an appropriate setting in which to study and teach. The Design Department will move into the new building later on.
The central building on Campus North will give the University of Applied Sciences a new identity, by bringing the different departments at Bielefeld together under the same roof for the first time. Closer cooperation with the University is another aspect of this.