OTH Regensburg - Facts and figures

OTH Regensburg (full title: Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg, until recently the Hochschule Regensburg) was founded in 1971 as a college of engineering, business studies and social services. Today it is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Bavaria.

Facts and figures

Current amount of studentsOver 10,000 students
(Update: summer semester 2022)
Amount of staff235 professors and 719 employees
(Update: summer semester 2022)
Amount of courses28 Bachelor-, 20 Master-, four part-time Bachelor- and four part-time Master courses (Update: winter semester 2021/2022)
EmphasesEngineering and Economics, Computer Science and Mathematics, Social and Health Care Sciences, Architecture and Design

OTH Regensburg - Research, Teaching, Practice

Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensburg) offers its students an excellent basis for a successful career. The technical university of applied sciences has around 11,000 students. 50 practice-oriented bachelor and master degree programmes in engineering, business studies, design, architecture, health and social studies offer high quality teaching and research. Modern facilities, such as 120 state-of- the-art laboratories and an award-winning library located on an attractive campus provide the basis for successful studies.

OTH Regensburg’s areas of expertise are energy & mobility, information & communication, life sciences & ethics, production & systems and building & infrastructure. These areas are tied together by expertise in sensor technology and digitalization.

The university is well-known for its excellence in applied research, and benefits from an active network of around 150 partners in industry. Cooperative applied research spans fields such as renewable energy, sensor technology, mechatronics, bioengineering, computer sciences and automotive engineering.

OTH Regensburg has about 200 partnerships with universities all over the world, including partner universities in Australia. For instance, business students from OTH Regensburg have the opportunity to obtain a double degree from the University of the Sunshine Coast. The international office offers advice to international students and information on all aspects of studying and living in Regensburg. A buddy programme, mentoring, orientation weeks and a broad choice of language courses are only some examples of how OTH Regensburg makes international students feel at home on campus and in the city.

As one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Germany, Regensburg offers an impressive history that dates back to Roman times. Notable historical sites such as the medieval town centre, gothic cathedral and the 12th century stone bridge are all part of UNESCO World Heritage. At the same time, it is a modern city that offers a cosmopolitan outlook and a high standard of secure living with great opportunities to spend studying and leisure time.

International Office

The International Office of OTH Regensburg is the main point of contact for exchange students, international full-time students and outgoing students.

We offer advice and information on all aspects of studying abroad and at OTH Regensburg, and living in Regensburg.

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Eight faculties offer 50 degree programmes in engineering, business studies, design, architecture, health and social services.

Service and advice

Centrally located amenities and facilities offer a wealth of services and opportunities for students and staff alike.

University Board

Overall responsibility for OTH Regensburg is in the hands of the University Board which plays a decisive role in shaping the institution’s profile. 

Site addresses and location plans

The faculties, organisation and administration of the OTH Regensburg are spread over several locations around the city.