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Mitgliedshochschule Coburg University of Applied Sciences

© Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Coburg / Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Coburg


The origins of Coburg University for Applied Sciences can be traced back to the private school for “civic architecture”, which was founded in 1814 by the ducal architect Friedrich Streib in Coburg. After Coburg’s annexation to the Free State of Bavaria in the year 1920, the ducal educational institution became the “State Construction School”.

Today more than 5,500 students’ study at the Coburg University of Applied Sciences in the fields of construction and design, technology, computer science and natural sciences, social work and health as well as the economy. Coburg University of Applied Sciences places particular emphasis on a holistic education. Interdisciplinary projects in cooperation with other study programmes enable students to train their soft skills such as the ability to communicate and work in a team from the very start. They get a first-hand impression of what is needed to solve problems in practice and as part of a team.

The cooperative doctorate creates scope for scientific knowledge. The doctoral students work on research and development projects, and with practical partners in some cases. They transfer knowledge by supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s students and by holding their own first lectures. Routes towards becoming a professor or managerial positions in the industry are paved in the range of qualifications offered to early careers researchers : The mentoring programme for doctoral students prepares them individually for professional life through experienced mentors, accompanied by a framework programme. The interdisciplinary doctoral student’s seminar provides a platform for interdisciplinary discussion between experts and doctoral students. The doctoral students can place their research results in the social context and gain new insights.


Prof. Dr. Stefan Gast

Prof. Dr. Stefan Gast

The university is a member of the following BayWISS Joint Academic Partnerships:


Economics and Business



Social Change


Currently 1 professor of Coburg University of Applied Sciences is active members in our Joint Academic Partnership Economics and Business.

Prof. Dr. Mirko Kraft

Prof. Dr. Mirko Kraft

Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Doctoral Candidates


Dr. Anja Bauchowitz

Dr. Anja Bauchowitz

Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Zentrale Stellen, Service und Beratung

Promotionsberatung für Studierende und Absolvent*innen an der Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Renate Lucke

Telephone: +49 (0)9561 317-267


Raum 13-010
Friedrich-Streib-Straße 2
96450 Coburg

Academic Life Long Learning

Institut für Lebenslanges Lernen

Coburg University of Applied Sciences

Das Institut für Lebenslanges Lernen ist eine Servicestelle der Hochschule und organisiert akademische Weiterbildungsangebote. Das Institut ist Ansprechpartner für Unternehmen und Weiterbildungsinteressierte. Ziel ist es, den Arbeitgebern und ihren Mitarbeiter*innen verschiedene Möglichkeiten anzubieten, um ihr Wissen entsprechend den betrieblichen Anforderungen aktuell zu halten.

Die akademischen Weiterbildungen sind so organisiert, dass sie berufsbegleitend absolviert werden können. D.h., die Vorlesungen und Seminare finden an den Wochenenden und als Blockseminare statt. Gruppen von 15 bis 30 Teilnehmer*innen ermöglichen eine individuelle Ansprache und Betreuung.

Das Institut für Lebenslanges Lernen betreut

Contact Person
Sabine Gehrig

Telephone: +49 9561 317426

Press and Communications


Get in contact with us. We look forward to receiving your questions and suggestions on the Joint Academic Partnership Economics and Business.

Dr. Sabine Fütterer-Akili

Dr. Sabine Fütterer-Akili

Koordinatorin BayWISS-Verbundkolleg Gesundheit und BayWISS-Verbundkolleg Economics and Business