Dresden University of Applied Sciences

Dresden University of Applied Sciences (HTW) is Dresden's second largest university and has a well-developed profile in engineering and economics. The HTW's strengths lie in applied research.


In these fields it works in close cooperation with local businesses. Its wide spectrum includes compiling reports, advising industrial clients, attending trade shows, organizing conferences and colloquiums and working on inventions, patents and commercial uses.

External Funding


Dresden University of Applied Sciences Laboratory Building


Main Institute Building


Excellence is the city‘s motto

Dresden’s success is based on key technologies including microelectronics, information-and-communications, new materials, photovoltaic and nanotechnology, and, life sciences and biotechnology. The interdisciplinary collaboration between businesses and research facilities helps move Dresden forward.