83.542 Inhabitants ¹
3.661 Students ²
1 Higher education institution ²
WELCOME TO WORMS
Worms looks back on an eventful history. It is known as the “City of Luther” after Martin Luther and is famous for its central role in the heroic Nibelung saga. All over town you’ll spot statues and pictures of dragons and the dragon slayer Siegfried, who was celebrated as a German national hero in the 19th century.
The higher education institution in Worms maintains numerous partnerships with well-known corporations and international institutions of higher education. It also benefits greatly from its advantageous location between the Rhine-Neckar and the Rhine-Main metropolitan regions. The degree programmes offer students practice-oriented application throughout and opportunities to establish valuable professional contacts when starting one’s career. The campus is relatively new and compact.
Logistics, trade, services, chemical production and plastic manufacturing are among the most important business sectors in Worms. Metal production, mechanical engineering and the woodworking industry also play a significant role in Worms’ economy.
Atop the highest hill in the city, you will spot the most famous landmark in Worms, . It is one of three existing Romanic imperial cathedrals and dates back to the 12th century. Another impressive building is the (Church of Our Lady), built in the 13th and 14th century. It’s considered to be the best-preserved example of purely Gothic sacral architecture between Strasbourg and Cologne.
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LIVING IN WORMS
The big advantage about living in Worms is that it’s quite affordable. The university of applied sciences, albeit somewhat small, has a relatively high percentage of international students. Consequently, you’ll quickly meet many people who are in the same boat as you. The institution also invites international students to participate in a tandem programme, which provides a good opportunity to make new contacts.
The university of applied sciences also organises events throughout the year, e.g. the Hochschulball, the Show Night or the Roman Games.
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