The profile of Trier University of Applied Sciences is shaped by its three campuses. Each campus possesses specific characteristics and individual contentual emphases, due to which the university offers a broad spectrum of study opportunities and research cooperations.
A high quality in teaching is a decisive element in the profile of Trier University of Applied Sciences. Modern study and teaching methods aim to ensure the graduates' high level of education. The quality of teaching is continually checked, improved, and further developed by quality ensurance measures within the framework of our quality management system. Trier University of Applied Sciences relies on innovation and practice orientation in the development of its teaching methods. Furthermore, the students' social competences are promoted by project and team oriented study methods. Research and development at Trier University of Applied Sciences aim at practice- and market-oriented results and address current issues in business and society.
Trier University of Applied Sciences is committed to high-performance and application-oriented research. Thanks to its innovative strength, it has managed to reach and consolidate its position as the university of applied sciences with the highest amount of third-party funding in Rhineland-Palatinate.
In doing so, it distinguishes itself particularly through three future-oriented research areas:
Interdisciplinary teams develop future-oriented solutions to the social challenges created by globalisation, the digitalisation of life and work, climate change and the associated demands on sustainable energy production and resource management, as well as the challenges posed by an ageing society and the increased need for a healthy and secure life. Special meaning is awarded to a combination of sustainability and innovation, which form the basis of this developmental approach.
Trier University of Applied Sciences regards itself as a university with international orientation and regional roots. We promote cooperation at all levels with partners from industry, politics, culture, and society and secure the demand for skilled workers in the region.
Cooperation agreements with many universities around the world, international study programmes, and a lively exchange between students and professors lend Trier University of Applied Sciences a distinctive, international profile. In the future, we wish to further develop this international study, teaching and research culture as well as to intensify our internationalisation.
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