Coburg University

Coburg University

About the University

The foundation of Coburg University (Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts) dates back to 1814 as a school for Civil Architecture. In 1959, the fields of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering were added. Since 1999, the campus houses programs for architecture, civil engineering, interior design, product design, and heritage conservation has grown significantly over the last ten years.

Coburg University
Coburg University

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Overall Ranking

The University is ranked 4706 of 14,160 universities in the world; 1272 of 2789 in Europe;189 of 370 in Germany; and 23 of 45 in Bavaria.


Facts and Figures

The University enrolls around 4500 students out of which 500 of them are international students. It has 75 international partner institutions.

Programs Offered by the University

The University offers bachelor programs and courses with international qualifications in the courses of engineering, business administration, architecture and design, and social work. B.Eng-Engineering physics is the only course offered in English. The University offers double degree programs in


The International Master Programs include

  • Analytical Instruments, Measurement, and Sensor technology
  • MBA Financial management

Jobs and Internships

Students can do an internship before or during the course. There are both compulsory as well as voluntary internships which are available at the International office of Coburg University. The University also offers various job exchange offers and also has a compulsory internship semester.

House and Accommodation

The International Office helps students in looking up for accommodation. Students are offered a flat in student residences of the University which has 500 single apartments with kitchen, bathroom/WC, and modern facilities. The apartments can also be rented for a minimum of half a year (September-February and March-August). The rent is between 170 EUR and 220 EUR per month for the dormitories and for private rooms it is around 300 EUR.

Cost of Living

The semester fee for the University is around 106 euros currently and the ticket fee for the semester is around 54 euros. The living expenses including the rent, food, insurance, and personal needs would be around 740 euros/month. This amount would be around 870 USD/month and INR 64,000/month.

CategoryExpensive City [in Euro]Average [in Euro]Small town [in Euro]Comments
Rent 500375200Depending on the location
Semester Fees350200110Per semester
Transportation000The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.
Public Insurance110110110Insurance does not depend on cities.
Private Insurance353535you can choose either public or private insurance.
Radio Bill18.3618.3618.36Per month
Mobile20158Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month
Groceries220200160Depending on your choice
Miscellaneous200150100Depending on your choice
Total [with Public Insurance]1,4181,068.36706.36Per month
Total [with Private Insurance]1,343993.63631.36Per month

Places to visit near the University

Coburg is a town located on the Itz river and is one of Germany’s largest castles.  A few places to be visited in Coburg include

  • Veste Coburg

  • Ehrenburg Castle

  • Moritz Church

  • Market Square

Popular Courses Offered by the university for  International Students

Computer Science ( Bachelor and Master)

Bioanalytics (Bachelor)

Automotive Technology (Bachelor)

Social Work and Health

Business Administration (Bachelor and master)



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