Founded in 1991, the University has long gained a reputation for its well-rounded academic education programme and motivated student body. Interested students can choose from around 50 study programmes taught at three departments in Magdeburg and two departments in Stendal. Around 130 professors guarantee a very good staff-to-student contact ratio, with approximately 4,200 students in Magdeburg and 2,100 in Stendal. Since the winter semester 2005/06, the University has exclusively offered Bachelor and Master study programmes.


The University maintains contact with more than 100 universities all over the world. Numerous exchange programmes and several internationally-oriented degree programmes are offered.

Why studying at Magdeburg-Stendal University?

Find out, why Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is the best choice for you - for a stay abroad as well as a degree study programme.

A young university

You and Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences have a lot in common. For example, the University was founded in 1991, which means it is probably around your age. Innovative degree programmes

If you are considering studying in a foreign country like Germany, you probably enjoy the new and exciting. Perfect! The University offers new and exciting fields of study like Applied Childhood Studies, Safety and Hazard Prevention, and Sign Language Interpreting.

Language courses and cultural events

If you are reading this, you probably have already learned at least a foreign language, namely English. Great! The University provides ample opportunity for expanding your horizons through language courses and cultural events.

In the heart of Germany

The central location of both sites within Germany enables rapid connections to Berlin, Hannover or Leipzig. Ideal for excursions to these cities! Practice-oriented studies

If you have experienced an overly theoretical lecture in secondary school, you probably prefer learning “hands on”. Excellent! The University focuses on practice-oriented studies that connect in-classroom learning with practical experience.

Low costs

If you are about to start your student life, you probably are thinking about student budget. No problem! The semester fee is affordable, and in Magdeburg, it also includes the use of the local transit system. The housing in Magdeburg and Stendal is low-price and good-quality.

Green campuses

If you are about to start your student life, you probably are thinking about having fun. Rock on! Magdeburg and Stendal are great places for students. The student committee organizes parties, the sports office keeps you active, and the green campuses are perfect for chilling out after class.

Programs taught in:
  • German
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences

The objective of the programme is to acquire fundamental professional knowledge and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the ... [+]

No restricted admission Start of studies The program begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 May (winter semester) or 30 November (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.

The Master’s program is run as a joint degree program by Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences together with the Universidad de A Coruña/Spain. The summer semester is taught at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences and the winter semester at the University of A Coruña . The third semester is a traineeship semester at one of the two named universities or at other participating universities or in companies/institutions.

Program objectives

The objective of the program is to acquire fundamental professional knowledge and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the varied demands of working life in applied practice, research or teaching, and to deal effectively with the frequently changing tasks that arise in the professional life of an engineer working in water management. On the Master’s program in Water Engineering, graduates acquire expertise in the fields of national and international water management planning processes, in drinking water supply and wastewater disposal, hydrology, hydraulic engineering and experimental hydraulics, in restoration ecology and in biotechnology and river morphology, as well as flow and process modeling.... [-]

Germany Magdeburg
April 2020
English (US)
3 semesters
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Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal
Breitscheidstraße 2
39114 Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 (0391) 886 - 4106
Osterburger Straße 25
39576 Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany