Studying Without Borders

You'll be pushed to find anywhere other than Zittau and Görlitz that offers such a great opportunity to study without borders. Here, in the midst of gorgeous landscapes in the tri-border region where Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland meet, you will find ideal conditions in which to study effectively and in close contact with the world of praxis.

Currently, around 3,000 students have chosen to study at our University, and with good reason: Our 100 professors guarantee an outstanding teaching quality followed by excellent career prospects.

The high placement rate of our graduates is tangible evidence that a degree from HSZG will help you get a firm foot in the door of potential employers. We offer more than 40 Bachelor, Diplom and Masters courses in engineering, natural, social, and economic sciences. All our Bachelor and Masters courses have either been accredited or are awaiting accreditation. The close linking of research and practice-oriented teaching gives our students a clear insight into our current research agenda right from the start.

Foreign students also have the opportunity to study at HSZG. Exchange and research partnerships with universities both at home and abroad create a truly international atmosphere.

In addition to the excellent study opportunities we offer, our region is rich in further attractions, and leisure and culture opportunities across and beyond the three borders. Dresden, Prague, Wrocław; the Zittau, Jizera, and Giant Mountains - here they are all close at hand.

Education in an interconnected world

HSZG is a truly international institution. We have partnerships with 126 universities in 40 countries: from South Africa to the USA, from Brazil through the UK to Russia and China. For our students, we are a stepping stone to the big wide world.

Further key elements are cooperations with a number of international industrial partners, internationally recognized qualifications, and our tri-national Neisse University network. Studying in Zittau or Görlitz means studying in the course of globalization.

Our research - application-focused for the benefit of industry and society

Be it the optimization of power station processes and automation technology, be it biotechnology, specific surface properties for high voltage fittings or socio-regional development processes – the specialist expertise of the Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences is widely known and in great demand, both in industry and society and among the research community at large.

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