Education Northern Hamburg Metropolitan Region

“Small but nice”: The Schleswig-Holstein districts of Hamburg Metropolitan Region excel with smaller, more specialised, partly private university-level institutions.

Hamburg Metropolitan Region – Higher Education in Northern Hamburg Metropolitan Region

The university-level institutions in the Schleswig-Holstein districts of Hamburg Metropolitan Region at a glance – ordered by number of students:

AKAD University of Applied Sciences Pinneberg
Location: Pinneberg
Students: 1,467
Courses of Study: Business Administration; International Business Communication; Engineering; Business and Computer Science; Industrial Engineering; Business Translation
The AKAD University of Applied Sciences Pinneberg is a private university offering state-accredited degrees. It provides general and advanced study courses by distance-learning for students with as well as without university entrance diploma.

University of Applied Sciences Wedel
Location: Wedel
Students: 1,033
Courses of Study: Business Administration; Computer Science; Media Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Business and Computer Science; Industrial Engineering
The University of Applied Sciences Wedel is a privately funded university with an academic programme focused on interdisciplinary, well-matched courses of study in computer science, industrial engineering and business administration.

University of Applied Sciences Westküste (FHW)
Location: Heide
Students: 997
Courses of Study: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology; Business Administration; Management and Engineering; International Tourism Management; Economics and Law; Master of Science in Industrial Automation; Master of Science in Microelectronic Systems
The University of Applied Sciences Westküste (FHW) is the youngest and most modern university of applied sciences in Schleswig-Holstein.

Nordakademie
Location: Elmshorn
Students: 914
Dual-mode Courses of Study: Bachelor of Science in Business Science and Management; Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Business Management; Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Business Management
Master Course: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Nordakademie was the first private university to be founded and funded directly by industry. Also unique is the fact that the university is supported by a non-profit making, public limited company. The shareholders of this company include 43 well-known companies and Nordmetall, the German employers’ association. The company operates exclusively in the interests of its students and partner enterprises.

University of Applied Sciences for Administration and Services in Schleswig-Holstein (FHVD)
Location: Reinfeld
Students: n.s.
Courses of Study: Pension Insurance
The FHVD’s Pension Insurance department has been located in Reinfeld since 01. August 1996, where it organises and provides the supra-state course of study Pensions Insurance for members of the German Pension Fund administrations.