The Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences was founded 140 years ago, finally established in 1992 and became Hochschule Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences. It is one of only nine institutions in Germany that received the accreditation for:
• AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business) accreditation.
• AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance)
The university has a wide range of study programs offered by the Faculties of Design, Technology, Business and Law. With their expertise and interdisciplinary potentials, they claim to be one of the leading universities in applied sciences and believe that diversity is the key to successful training. It has more than 6,000 students and 800 academic staff. The university has 100 multilateral arrangements with partner universities in 50 countries that support exchange programs for students.