About HAWtech

In 2009, the following leading universities of applied sciences in the field of Engineering Sciences founded the “German Alliance of Applied Sciences” (HAWtech): Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Dresden University of Applied Sciences, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.
Each of the member universities has a distinct technical focus and enjoys an excellent reputation in its specific field. Though situated in different parts of Germany, a common characteristic is their respective location in an economically strong region providing a high quality of live. The total number of enrolled students adds up to approximately 60.000. The Aims of HAWtech

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press release of Hochschule Dresden

The new rector of the University of Applied Sciences Dresden takes office

Professor Katrin Salchert assumes university leadership


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Katrin Salchert took up her office as rector of the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden - University of Applied Sciences (HTW Dresden) on April 1st, 2020. On March 13th, 2020, she was officially appointed by the Saxon Minister of State for Science, Sebastian Gemkow, as the new rector of the HTW Dresden. The...

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Strengthening Cooperation: HAWtech meets TAItech in Taiwan

At the first joint round table at the National Chin-Yi University of Technology (NCUT) in Taichung, Representatives of the two university associations discussed how the cooperation between the German HAWtech university association and the Taiwanese TAItech university association can be strengthened and consolidated.

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press release of Hochschule Karlsruhe

HAWtech Summer School 2017

International HAWtech Summer School at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

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press release of Hochschule Karlsruhe

EU supports water treatment project in Lake Victoria region

Under the leadership of Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, ten European and African partners will launch a water treatment project in the Lake Victoria region.

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