WIR in figures
Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences in figures
The Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences has always preserved its character of a familiar teaching and learning place. And that despite strong growth in recent years. In the nationwide university landscape, this growth is not exceptional. In the 2002/2003 winter semester, approximately 1.9 million (mostly) young people studied at Germany's universities, in the 2015/2016 winter semester there were more than 2.7 million students.
Here we present some key figures on Lower Saxony's largest university of applied sciences whose history dates back to the first half of the 20th century. For current figures on the university, please regularly refer to the "WIR in numbers (in German)" annual report.
First-year students from Lower Saxony: 2,308
First-year students from North Rhine-Westphalia: 1,513
First-year students from the other German Federal States: 432
First-year students from abroad (according to university entrance qualification): 305
* one academic year includes the respective winter semester plus the following summer semester
56,82 % Abitur (German secondary school general qualification for university entrance)
38,61 % Advanced technical university entrance qualification
2,46 % Subject-related entrance qualification
2,10 % Vocational university entrance qualification
*one academic year includes the respective winter semester plus the following summer semester
Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences has been established for decades as an esteemed institution of instruction and learning. It is also an important employer in the region.
75 Senior lecturers
377 Academic staff
437 Technical and administrative staff
* Listed numbers represent the status on December 31, 2014.
** incl. administrators of professorships and part-time professorships.