PFH Private University of Applied Sciences
established in 1995, is a state-recognized university that focuses on training and educating future managers and specialists in key technologies. Employability is at the centre of all its endeavours. The university’s philosophy is that personal mastery, academic excellence, and practical knowledge and experience are essential to becoming a responsibly-acting professional. This may only be achieved through individual attention combined with theoretically founded and practice-oriented teaching. With career and coaching services as well as individual mentoring embedded into the university’s structure, all study programmes are characterized by their practical and economic relevance, their internationality and a pronounced orientation towards careers.
PFH offers a total of 17 on-campus or distance-learning study programmes in business, engineering, psychology, and healthcare technology at both bachelor’s and master’s level. More than 2,200 students study either on campus in Göttingen, Hansecampus Stade or Berlin or at one of the 12 distance-learning centres located in Germany and Austria. Thanks to its efficiently organized, practice and market-oriented study programmes, graduates of PFH are in great demand with companies. 99% of young PFH professionals start their jobs immediately after graduation. The university is in close cooperation with academic organizations, research institutes and private businesses at both national and international level, thus providing an ideal platform for the interdisciplinary exchange of know-how and practice-oriented teaching.