The htw saar is the second largest state university and the largest University of Applied Sciences of the Saarland. Currently, about 6000 students are enrolled at one of the four faculties across three sites in the city of Saarbrücken. htw saar is offering more than 45 Bachelor and Master programs, either taught in German, or some in English or French.


The htw saar:

  • emphasises on high-quality teaching with a practical application focusing on world issues
  • conducts research with industry partners in Germany and abroad and is one of Germany‘s top-ranked universities of applied sciences for R&D
  • attaches great value to excellent supervision and close contact with academic staff as distinctive features of academic life at the university
  • has longstanding relationships with key figures of the Saarland’s economy and continuously maintains and builds on these links to the regional market systems
  • has been working very closely with foreign institutions and universities, thereof in Spain the Universidade de Vigo for over fifteen years
  • gives weight to providing an excellent level of teaching and quality of scientific education
  • the university’s faculty members combine a wealth of professional experience and academic expertise and thus are able to strike an optimum balance between theory and practice
  • has a significantly higher percentage of international students than the national average: interculturality plays a prominent role at htw saar
  • is located in the heart of Europe: from Saarbrücken you can reach France within 5 minutes - by bike!


The School of Engineering at htw saar:

htw saar is Saarland’s premier research and training institution for engineers. The seven departments within the School of Engineering Sciences at htw saar cover the fields: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, Energy Systems Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering.

The School of Engineering runs the largest research programme at the University. The research work being performed by the more than 20 research groups and institutes is highly diverse and ranges from applied materials engineering to the neurosciences.

For more information please go to School of Engineering.

Contact persons:

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen
Carsta Arnold
Margit Kunz

htw saar
Waldhausweg 14
66123 Saarbrücken


Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft
des Saarlandes
Goebenstraße 40
66117 Saarbrücken

Telefon: (0681) 58 67 - 0
Telefax: (0681) 58 67 - 122

Ministerium der Finanzen und für Wissenschaft des Saarlandes

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