Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences

Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences

About the University

The Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences was established in1971. It is a non-profit public higher education institution in the large town of Freising. It proposes fields and programs leading to officially approved higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees in several areas of study.

Overall Ranking

Current statistics show that the university is ranking on 3,353 out of 14,160 in the World, 967 out of 2,789 in Europe, 137 out of 370 in Germany, and 15 of 45 in Bavaria.


Facts and figures

At present, the university has over 6,000 students enrolled out of which there are over 300 international students. It provides 18 Bachelor courses, 16 dual study programs, 10 master’s courses, of which 2 international master’s courses.

Courses offered by The Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences

Two campuses offer different courses in bachelor and masters:-

Weihenstephan campus


  • Agribusiness
  • Organic food and business
  • Bioprocess informatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Brewing and beverage technology
  • Forestry engineering
  • Horticulture
  • Landscaping and management
  • Agriculture
  • Landscape architecture
  • Food technology
  • Renewable energy management


  • Biotechnology/bioengineering
  • Business management and entrepreneurship renewable energies
  • Climate change management
  • International master of landscape architecture

Triesdorf campus


  • Agricultural technology
  • Nutrition and supply management
  • Engineering water management
  • Climate-neutral energy system
  • Agriculture food management
  • Environmental security


  • Energy management and energy technology
  • International master’s degree in agriculture management
  • Regional management
  • Environmental engineering
  • Farm management

Scholarship and Financial Aid

No information about this is given on University’s portal. In case of any update, data will be updated here as well.

Internships near University

Students can apply for jobs and internships along with their studies to make some earnings. University also provides career service which helps students to do the job simultaneously with their studies and to meet their expenses.  Also, jobs are easily available at some companies like ACONEXT Holding GmbH, Technica Engineering GmbH, ARS Altmann AG on online portals. if the student wants to work outside the university, there are many available options such as nearby stores, shops, and call centers.

Jobs Near University

No information about this is given on University’s portal. In case of any update, data will be updated here as well.

Housing and accommodation

For accommodation, students can apply at student residences where the rooms are rented on temporary leases for semesters according to the course student is pursuing. If students want private accommodation, they can find them in the city which are available as single or shared flats, according to their preferences. However, rent varies according to distinct places. The average amount is between 350-600 EUR/month according to different places.

Cost of living

Expenses of living entirely depend on the lifestyle of a student. The average cost of expense is around 650-800 EUR/month which includes mandatory payment such as semester fees and semester tickets which hardly cost around 200-250 EUR/semester. Rent and utilities will cost around 650 EUR/ 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

  • Altes Gefangis Freising- It is a historic building complex located at Oberen Domberggasse 16 in the old town of Freising.
  • Freising Cathedral- It is the co-church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising.
  • Dachau concentration camp memorial site- It was a Nazi concentration camp initiated on 22 March 1933, which was originally designed to keep political prisoners.
  • Diözesanmuseum Freising- It is the diocesan museum of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and one of the largest religious museums in the world.

This is the only university of applied sciences that has consistently specialized in green engineering degree programs. Their all study programs are based on nature, man, and natural resources. Students get a chance to live and learn on the largest green campus in Germany.

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