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Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
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Augsburg University of Applied Sciences (German: Hochschule Augsburg – University of Applied Sciences or simply Hochschule Augsburg) is a German university located in Augsburg. It was founded in 1971, but its institutional roots as an art academy go back to 1670. With more than 6,000 students the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest institutions of its kind in Bavaria. 153 Professors as well as 352 lecturers in 7 faculties are employed there. Currently 36 undergraduate and 12 master courses are offered.
It hosts the de:Bibliotheca Augustana website which features a catalogue of electronic texts.
- Architecture and Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Mechanical and Process Engineering
The first institution linked to the university, the "Reichsstädtische Kunstakademie Augsburg", a college for art students, was founded in 1710. In 1833, the "Königlich Polytechnische Schule" was founded, now being a predecessor of the Engineering faculties. Other institutions, namely the "Königliche Industrie Schule" (Royal Industrial School), the Augsburg Rudolf Diesel School of Building and Engineering (Academy for Applied Technology) and the Augsburg School of Art and Design can be mentioned as roots of the university. In 1971 the university was officially founded containing a design and an engineering faculty. The other faculties and institutes followed as the university expanded to its current size.
The university has two main sites, centrally located in Augsburg and 500 metres apart from each other.
The Brunnenlech campus (buildings A to H), located between Brunnenlechgäßchen and Baumgartnerstraße, contains the faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, the faculty of Electrical Engineering, the faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the faculty of Mechanical and Process Engineering. Also located at Brunnenlech campus are the administration, the library and computing center.
The Red Gate campus (buildings J to M and W), located along Friedberger Straße, contains the faculties of Computer Science, Design and Business as well as the presidential and public relations offices.
- "Augsburg University of Applied Sciences Facts and Figures". Hochschule Augsburg. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
- www.hs-augsburg.de Archived March 18, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
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