From the very beginning of its existence, the TUHH has had the ambition to be one of the most internationally connected universities in Germany. Today, it has achieved its goal with some 1300 students representing approximately 20% of its foreign student population. Annually, about 150 students take advantage of the opportunity to experience life in another culture by studying abroad. The TUHH’s extensive network of higher education partners make this and other schemes possible.
TUHH is a competitive entrepreneurial university focussing on high-level performance and high quality standards. TUHH is dedicated to the principles of Humboldt (unity of research and education). TUHH has a strong international orientation and also focusses on its local environment. It does so by contributing to the development of the technological and scientific competence of society. Aiming at excellency at the national and international level in its strategic research fields. Educating young engineers and academics within demanding programmes using advanced teaching methods.