Welcome to htw saar!

We are the University of Applied Sciences in Saarbrücken, Germany. At htw saar, more than 6,000 students are enrolled in five academic units - the Business School, the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, the School of Engineering, the School of Social Sciences, and the Franco-German Institute for Technology and Business (ISFATES-DFHI).

Studying at htw saar

If you’re looking for a practical-oriented study programme with an excellent combination of hands-on skills along with a strong theoretical base, you’ve come to the right place. We are proud of our open and student-friendly learning environment. The University currently offers more than 50 full-time accredited degree programmes, as well as a growing number of part-time postgraduate professional education programmes.

You’re more than just a student or staff member

We foster the development of social skills and responsibility among our students, faculty and staff, through a rich variety of measures and projects in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility, Service Learning, Fair Trade, Student Mentoring, and more.

Research at the cutting edge

At htw saar, research is of great importance. We are one of the leading application-oriented universities in Germany conducting research. About 15% of the overall budget of the University comes from application-oriented research projects with companies and public funding bodies of the university.

Close cooperation with enterprises

With the Institute for Technology Transfer companies of all sizes and sectors have a reliable partner at their hand that forms the interface between them and the University.   

We have earned high marks

In its review of 2014, the German Council of Science and Humanities concluded that htw saar demonstrates high performance, great potential for its further development, and remarkable strength and success in application-oriented research and knowledge transfer. 

GradNight 2018

For the fifth time, htw saar hosted the GradNight, a ceremony for its graduates. 1,600 guests attended this spectacular event including students, their families and friends, guests from the world of politics and business, employees of htw saar and, of course, the guests of honor, the graduates! 

 (Video in German)