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About the University

The university offers a portfolio of 40 study programmes in four departments (Mechanical Engineering & Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Media Production and Media Technology & Computer Sciences, Industrial Engineering and the Weiden Business School), which all reflect current developments in engineering and economy. Highly specialized degree programmes such as Patent Engineering at our location in Amberg - the only one of its kind in Germany - are complemented by programmes in Renewable Energies, Plastics Engineering, Applied Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology or Media Production and Media Technology. The profile of the campus in Weiden is complemented by programmes in Medical Engineering, International and Digital Business Management and Industrial Technology Management. Both locations also offer consecutive Master programmes.

OTH Amberg-Weiden cultivates a unique model of cooperations and partnerships with companies, guaranteeing a direct transfer of knowledge and experience between teaching and practice, science and economy.

If you want to apply for admission to a programme at the OTH, either full-time or as part of an exchange programme, make sure that you choose the right programme and accommodation in Amberg or Weiden, respectively.

For further details regarding our institution, please see our Institutional Factsheet.

Internationalization Strategy

Internationalization is a quality feature of university education. Is is not only an integral part of all activities in the field of study and teaching, applied research and knowledge transfer or cooperation and networking, but also of society in general.

Therefore, the intensification and expansion of internationalization is a fundamental and sustainable part of our strategic goals.

Enclosed you will find the aims and measures of our "Internationalization Strategy".

Internationalization Strategy


OTH Amberg-Weiden offers a broad portfolio of different programmes, focussing on up-to-date technical and economical developments.

To learn more about our programmes, select "Degree Programmes".


The OTH Amberg-Weiden places strong emphasis on service. A staff-student ratio of 1:40 ensures excellent conditions for students. Discussions during lectures, small groups and a close contact between students and staff are simply taken for granted. The University's Student Office, Student and Career Service and International Office are in close contact with applicants and students. They will help whenever a student needs information, support or guidance regarding studying or doing an internship abroad, especially with respect to application and admission procedures, scholarships and other funding opportunities.


The OTH is firmly rooted in the region of the Upper Palatinate, working in close collaboration with renowned regional, national and international businesses, which in turn benefit from the OTH’s expertise and innovative strength. The University has very close relationships with the 28 member companies of the PartnerCircle, a close network of the most renowned companies in the region. Together, they systematically promote research and knowledge transfer initiatives between the University and its regional partners.

Contact Information

Amberg Campus - University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring 23
92224 Amberg

Tel.: +49 (9621) 482-0
Fax: +49 (9621) 482-110

Weiden Campus - University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden

Hetzenrichter Weg 15
92637 Weiden

Tel.: +49 (961) 382-0
Fax: +49 (961) 382-110

International Office

International Office Coordinator Weiden

International Office Coordinator Amberg

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