History, Affiliations and Rankings
On August 1, 1971, the Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main was founded by merging several former leader establishments, including the Higher School of Social Work, the State Higher Economic School (HWS), and engineering schools. On July 1, 2014, the Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main was retitled Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. The university is affiliated with the Erasmus Programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students, EUC / EPS) and Florence Network. QS World University Ranking has ranked it at 291 place in 2020.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (formerly the Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main) is a public university in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. About 38 study programmes in architecture and civil engineering, business and business law, informatics and engineering, social work and health are available at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. The majority of courses are taught in German; however, master's level courses in High Integrity Systems, Information Technology, and Urban Development are offered in English.
Accomplishments and Alumni
In the 2017 Logistics University Ranking, the Frankfurt UAS was ranked first among universities for applied sciences. The university's Global Logistics degree programme came in second place in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure's "University Prize for Freight Transport and Logistics 2019 (German only)" competition. The reviewers praised the high level of practical experience as well as the use of a variety of innovative teaching methods. Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences provides high-quality practice-oriented study programmes that lead to a variety of rewarding careers. They not only provide a diverse range of language courses and levels of language learning, but they also collaborate with 60 universities around the world, making it easier to enter the global job market. Some of the notable alumni are Zallascht Sadat (Afghan-German model ), Emmy Wolff (German-British sociologist, educator, poet and women's movement publicist and activist), Gerhard Hans Schulmeyer (German American businessman), etc.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences has more than 15,000 students from more than 100 nations enrolled with themselves. The university has approximately 200 partner universities in 51 countries on six continents. It is home to 270 lecturers, 730 employees, 16 scientific institutes. The student body is truly diverse and there are numerous clubs and societies on campus to help new students explore. The university has magnificent career services ensuring that the maximum number of students gets placed in the big multinational companies. Some of the top companies hire graduates are Siemens, Continental, Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bahn, EY PwC Deutschland, Accenture, Deloitte, SAP, etc.