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The University of Applied Sciences Emden / Leer

As a university, we are confronted with changing conditions. We see this as an opportunity, an incentive and a challenge in equal measure.
As a result, the demands placed on university teaching by politics and society are increasing today. The focus remains on the quality of teaching as well as on a systems for quality assurance and development that are established and developed at our university.

The mission statement as leaflet

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Campus university

Our campus offers short distances between students and lecturers and thrives on its personal atmosphere. We aim at a strong feeling of belonging and are proud of our motivated staff. The students are always at the core of our activities. Our campus is lively and there is always time for public discussion and academic discourse.

Societal responsibility and sustainability

The university takes on responsibility for sustainable development within our society. We want our students to be able to meet future challenges in accordance with the principles of sustainability. Our research is oriented towards helping to solve global problems in technology, economy and society. As an institution, we would like to support sustainable development particularly in our own region.

The university offers regional incentives

We actively support the technological, economic and social development of the northwestern region. Our work offers incentives for education in East Frisia and helps build up and maintain scientific networks. At the same time we represent our region nationally and internationally in the realms of education and research. Our university and its surroundings work closely together for the best possible results.


Interdisciplinary and international setup

We aim at expanding interdisciplinary and international cooperation in lecturing and researchactivities. We want to set the stage for an international atmosphere and a wealth of cultural activities on campus.

Our students

In lecturing, our main goal is to take care of our students intensively and individually. We want to give them the qualifications to graduate successfully and enable them to take on responsible positions in businesses and organizations. We support them in developing their personality during the time they are with us.

Our staff

Our staff is our team. We want to offer them job security and a place in which they can work along the guidelines of our overall concept with the highest degree of qualification and motivation possible. We try to create an atmosphere of professional freedom that caters to their individual needs.