Profile of Jade University of Applied Sciences

Human values, future orientation, good research conditions and teaching quality are the cornerstones of Jade University with its three Locations in the north-west of Germany.

Better for you

"Better for you" because of our special features.

With its optimal conditions - small groups, practical orientation and personal support - Jade University of Applied Sciences is a great choice for you.

"Better for you" because university gives you great opportunities.

There are many good reasons to consider university.

"Better for you" because we move with the times.

Jade University of Applied Sciences sets the bar high for itself and is committed to continuous improvement.

[Translate to English:] Studentin mit VR-Brille
[Translate to English:] Studierende mit Professor
[Translate to English:] Studierende an der Jade Hochschule

Competence convinces

At Jade University of Applied Sciences, what makes teaching and research stand out are innovative approaches, cooperation that gets you ahead and a supportive environment. In all areas, the university applies its Principles of expertise and variety. Its focus on practice, close contacts with business and graduation within a reasonable timescale have placed it highly in ranking tables for years.

Its 50 or so Courses in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geoinformation, Health Technology, Engineering, Business, Maritime Studies, Logistics or Management/IT/Technology offer something for a wide variety of interests and ambitions. 

Fun fact

Once a year in November, some 30 professors from Jade University of Applied Sciences and Oldenburg University take over the turntables in popular Oldenburg clubs. The Night of the Profs is great fun and draws more than 2,000 students who get to know their profs from a completely different angle. The professors in Wilhelmshaven also regularly lay down the beats for their students.

A close-knit community

At Jade University of Applied Sciences, nobody studies on their own. In an almost family-like atmosphere, students find friends easily and can draw on lots of support programs that help them throughout their studies. The professors are always available for a chat with students. Our teaching staff all come from a practical background and maintain contacts with business. As a student, you continually benefit from this. 

Jade University of Applied Sciences is a family-friendly university that makes sure all its staff and students can teach, learn and work while maintaining a good work-life balance. That includes flexible working hours as well as childcare facilities. 

What's more, we are committed to equal opportunities and social values, and support in particular first-generation students so they can climb up the social ladder.

Knowledge convinces

Young academic talents contribute a great deal of the research work at Jade University of Applied Sciences. Right now, more than fifty PhD students are conducting research in our specialist departments and institutes. "By providing good contracts and scholarship programs, we offer our young academics security for their career plans," says University President Dr. Manfred Weisensee. And of course, apart from our students, some 200 professors contribute an impressive scientific potential.

Quality makes the grade

Jade University of Applied Sciences is a young university, yet it draws on a long educational tradition. Why? Because our university was founded in 2009 by merging two technical colleges. So you'll find the very latest teaching concepts here as well as experience and solid expertise stretching back to educational institutions from 1832. Click here to find out more about our History.