RWU is a University of Applied Sciences in one of the strongest economic regions in Europe. The range of courses offered in the fields of engineering, IT, business, social work and healthcare is characterised by a strong practical orientation and close contact between all actors. On the modern campus of RWU, students can test and expand their potential and shape the future through interdisciplinary dialogue.
Around 3,500 young people from all over the world study at RWU. Partner universities on all continents provide valuable experience abroad. Studying at RWU is more than just acquiring knowledge: This is where talents are discovered and fostered, where personalities grow, and where friendships for life are developed.
We are a nonvirtual university. We teach modern study contents using future-oriented infrastructure, technologies and methods. Our range of courses is application-oriented and qualified for demanding specialist and management tasks. Our master's degrees provide access to a doctorate. We promote the development of the personality of our students.
We conduct future-oriented research in the service of society. We combine applied research and teaching and inspire enthusiasm for new ideas. Interdisciplinarity and cooperation are a matter of course for us.
Continuing scientific education
A wide range of scientific further education and training enables lifelong learning. Part-time Master's programs support students in their careers. The contact study modules impart knowledge and skills at university level, which can also be integrated into part-time Master's programs.
Knowledge and technology transfer
Our research results find their way into practice. Based on our diverse fields of expertise, we advise organizations and companies and support them in their research and development projects.
All members of the university have a respectful relationship with each other. Recognition and mutual respect determine our behaviour. Open communication and constructive feedback shape our culture.
The knowledge and commitment of all university members is the basis of our success. We work efficiently, team- and solution-oriented and appreciate transparency. We have the courage to break new ground.
Ethics and Sustainability
We act, teach and research with ethical responsibility. In everything we do, we take the principle of sustainability into account from an ecological, social and economic point of view.
Diversity and family friendliness
We see diversity as an opportunity and promote all members of our university regardless of gender, nationality, religion and belief, disability, age and sexual identity. Family friendliness is a special value for us, which is why we promote the compatibility of family, studies and career.
We are a nationally and internationally respected educational institution, a successful research institution and preferred partner of companies and institutions.
The above-average qualification of our graduates is based on the high quality in teaching, research and further education. They are interculturally competent, cosmopolitan and responsible. Our graduates are sought-after specialists and managers for employers in the region and beyond.
The university is an attractive employer and offers university members a wide range of development opportunities in a positive, family-friendly working environment.