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Mitgliedshochschule Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden

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The OTH Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden is a young and innovative university whose two locations offer students a broad and established range of studies, diverse campus life and good supervision The approx. 3,500 students are taught and supported by some 95 professors.

In 2019 the OTH Amberg-Weiden celebrated its 25th anniversary and is now firmly rooted and excellently networked in the knowledge region of Upper Palatinate. It sees its location in the heart of Europe as the basis for intercultural thinking and international orientation: The OTH Amberg-Weiden currently cooperates with approx. 72 partner universities across 33 countries.

In 26 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses the OTH Amberg-Weiden offers its students in four faculties (Mechanical Engineering/Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Industrial Engineering and Health, as well as the Weiden Business School) a wide and established range of courses, which, together with the economy, are defined in a demand-orientated manner for the job market and at the same time are internationally focused. All Bachelor’s degree courses are also offered as dual study programmes, and some as on-the-job degree courses, such as the Bachelor’s degree in Retail and Service Management and the Master’s degree in Applied Business Psychology. The Weiden location distinguishes itself with degree courses such as Medical Technology, Retail and Service Management or Logistics and Digitalisation. Outstanding courses such as Patent Engineering are supplemented in Amberg, for example, by Industry 4.0 Computer Science, Biotechnology and Environmental Process Engineering, IT and Automation, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology or Media Production and Media Technology.

The OTH Amberg-Weiden maintains unique cooperation and partnership models with companies (Partner Circle), which guarantees a direct transfer of knowledge and experience between teaching and practice, science and business. This is also reflected in the numerous success research projects and the growing research strength of the university. The OTH Amberg-Weiden was the first HAW in Bavaria to be awarded the title Fairtrade University and was successfully recertified in 2019.

The OTH Technical University of Applied Sciences has been an association of the OTH Amberg-Weiden with the OTH Regensburg since the winter semester 2013/14.


Prof. Dr. Clemens Bulitta

Prof. Dr. Clemens Bulitta

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

Mobility and Transport


Economics and Business



Social Change

Infrastructure, Building and Urban Development


Doctoral Candidates


Zentrale Stellen, Service und Beratung

Promotionsberatung für Studierende und Absolvent*innen an der Ostbayerischen Technischen Hochschule Amberg-Weiden

Contact Person
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Weber

Telephone: +49 (961) 382-1021


Hetzenrichter Weg 15
92637 Weiden

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OTH Professional

Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden

OTH Professional steht im Rahmen des Angebotes der OTH Amberg-Weiden für die optimale Verbindung von Beruf und Bildung bzw. Weiterbildung auf Hochschulniveau. Ausgebildete Fachkräfte und AkademikerInnen finden bei uns ihr maßgeschneidertes Konzept für eine lohnende Investition in ihre persönliche Zukunft. Starten Sie jetzt mit einer berufsbegleitenden Weiterbildung  als einzelnem Kurs oder als Zertifikat oder studieren Sie neben dem Beruf einen Bachelor- oder Masterstudiengang.


Treten Sie mit uns in Kontakt. Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Fragen und Anregungen zum Verbundkolleg Sozialer Wandel.

Dr. Marcel Scholz

Dr. Marcel Scholz

Koordinator BayWISS-Verbundkolleg Sozialer Wandel

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Pädagogik
Markusplatz 3
96047 Bamberg

Telephone: +49 951 8631982