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Welcome to HSBI!

With the Faculties of Design and Art, Minden Campus, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Bielefeld School of Business and Health at our three campuses in Bielefeld, Minden and Gütersloh, Hochschule Bielefeld – University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSBI) works closely together with the industrial and business communities and social and cultural institutes in East Westphalia.

Small study groups allow us to provide guidance and support. Designated study centres, the university library and student workplaces create an excellent learning environment.

If you are interested in spending a semester abroad at HSBI: For all matters concerning your application and your stay in Bielefeld, such as accommodation, buddies, orientation weeks or official requirements, please get in touch with the International Office. We will be pleased to assist you.

Press releases

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06.06.2024

International BiCAB Conference at HSBI: How Can the Skills Shortage Be Addressed?

Researchers from eight countries and representatives from regional companies discussed various strategies against the skills shortage at the third BiCAB Conference organised by Bielefeld School of Business at HSBI.

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03.06.2024

Applied AI Day at HSBI: SAIL Network Presented the Potential and the Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Practice

Under the title “AI Research Meets Practice: Perspectives for Companies and Society,” the consortium project SAIL invited participants to the Applied AI Day at HSBI. In addition to contributions from research and industry on the subject of artificial intelligence and its use in practice, an exhibition showed possible applications of AI.

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14.05.2024

6th International Week starts: HSBI welcomes more than 100 guests from 32 countries

The International Week will take place at HSBI from 13 May to 17 May for the sixth time – again with a record number of participants: more than 100 guests from more than 30 countries enrich HSBI’s faculties and campuses with international and intercultural courses, lectures, workshops and activities.

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22.04.2024

Alberta-OWL Consortium: HSBI brings together Canadian students and companies in the region – more internship offers wanted!

For eight months, Paderborn-based Technische Prüf- und Überwachungsgesellschaft (TPÜ) supervises an intern from Edmonton, Canada. The intern and the company were brought together by HSBI through the Alberta-OWL Consortium. However, not only intern Neil Fider benefits from the international exchange programme; so do students of HSBI who can go to Canada for a semester abroad in exchange – and not least, the company itself. There is demand for further internship opportunities in companies based in East Westphalia.

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13.12.2023

Research on Sustainable Technologies from an Equal Opportunities Perspective: HSBI’s New Horizons Fellowship Makes It Possible for Visiting Scholar from Bhutan

Since August, visiting scholar Dr. Hari Kumar Suberi from Bhutan has been conducting research on sustainable technologies as parts of networked systems on HSBI’s Minden Campus, focusing on women as disseminators of technologies. Suberi’s stay was made possible by the “New Horizons Fellowship,” which is being awarded to researchers from the Global South with reference to equal opportunities issues for the first time this year. 

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