Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin

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Year of foundation:1994
Approx. number of students:10.000
Period of study: End September - End February; Early March - Mid July
MCI partner since: 2004

The City

Berlin is the capital city of Germany. With a population of 3.4 million within its city limits, Berlin is also the country's largest city. After World War II, the city was divided; East Berlin became the capital of East Germany while West Berlin became a Western exclave, surrounded by the Berlin Wall from 1961-1989. Following German reunification in 1990, the city regained its status as the capital of all Germany.

Berlin is a major center of culture, politics, media, and science in Europe. Its economy is primarily based on the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, media corporations, environmental services, congress and convention venues. The city serves as a continental hub for air and rail transport, and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the EU. Berlin has evolved into a global focal point for young individuals and artists attracted by a liberal lifestyle and modern zeitgeist.

The University

The HTW Berlin is the youngest and largest University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany. It has programs in the area of engineering, computer science, business and graphic arts.

There are a number of specialized programs in fashion design, restoration engineering, communication design or Media and computing that are in high demand with students and are very selective in admissions. The school has its own fashion label, 30paarhaende and it awards a prize for business communication (DPWK) once a year. Both projects are entirely run by the students.

The HTW Berlin has two campi:
- Campus Treskowallee (Karlshorst, the main campus)
- Campus Wilhelminenhof (in Oberschöneweide)