UAS Stralsund is a young and innovative campus university in the northeast of Germany. All of the lecture halls, seminar rooms, labs, the library and the Mensa (cafeteria), as well as various sports facilities and a large proportion of the student accommodation can be found on the university campus. With its modern equipment, an excellent student-staff ratio and the top position, right next to the Baltic Sea, UAS Stralsund provides perfect conditions for studies, research and a high quality of life. There’s no surprise that it regularly attains top positions in university rankings.
Stephan (31) is studying Software Development and Media Informatics.
Tell us: Why are you studying here?
“As a trained application developer, HOST’s combination of significant amounts of practice and its geographical position was the best option for me as I was able to continue my work at an advertising agency on Rügen.”
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Prospective students can choose from 27 accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree courses held in German and/or English and a degree course that leads to a Diplom. The courses include not only traditional fields of study such as engineering, electrical engineering and business administration, but also new and innovative degree courses such as IT Security and Mobile Systems, Motorsport Engineering and Health Economics. Currently, approximately 2,200 students from 36 countries are studying at the Schools of Business Administration, Engineering, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. That might not be many when compared to universities in larger towns, but in addition to the practice-oriented approach, it is above all the personal supervision that contributes to student success at UAS Stralsund. What’s more: The university doesn’t just have a family atmosphere; its family-friendliness and accessibility have been certified. That’s what you call a true host!
UAS Stralsund is one of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s most important education institutions for training highly qualified experts. Not only local companies, but also businesses from all over Germany and across the globe are interested in the graduates from our highly ranked degree courses. Nearly all of the degree courses can also be taken as part of dual degree programmes with high levels of practice. This is made possible by the university’s strong ties to numerous companies. At the same time, UAS Stralsund’s application-based research is an important motor for the state’s economy.
And as studying is a big deal, but not everything, the campus provides various leisure activities. For example, the student project teams Baltic Racing and ThaiGer develop racing cars at the highest of levels. Recently, UAS Stralsund even won a European championship title! The student business consultancy SUS advises companies from all over the region. Carpe Diem e.V. organises parties, cultural events and the legendary Campusspektakel. A wide range of sports activities is available on campus. And of course the university has its own sailing club.
Don’t forget: The nearest sandy beach is just a five-minute walk from campus.
High Quality of Life - Low Cost of Rent
There is another advantage of studying in Stralsund: Living costs are much lower than in many other university towns. An affordable flat with a high standard in the centre of town - not a problem in Stralsund. Of course, the Studierendenwerk (Student Services) also provides cheap accommodation in student halls of residence. A highlight: the on-campus student village, “Holzhausen”.
Stralsund and the surrounding region guarantee an excellent quality of life. The island of Rügen - one of Germany’s sunniest islands - can be seen from the university. Not one, but two nearby national parks provide fantastic nature experiences. The Hanseatic town of Stralsund belongs to UNESCO’s World Heritage and attracts visitors from all over the world. Various leisure activities and the rich cultural and party calendar make sure that the town continues to grow.
Would you like to study at an excellent university and get to know a very special university town? Come to Stralsund. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our cosmopolitan university!