With about 13,000 students, twelve faculties and 21 departments, Ostfalia counts among the biggest universities of applied sciences in Lower Saxony. As a state institution of higher education, it is represented by personnel of around 900 including more than 200 professors at its Salzgitter, Suderburg, Wolfenbüttel, and Wolfsburg branches.
Ostfalia cooperates with more than 100 universities all over the world, offering its students and teaching personnel an opportunity to gain international experience.
Research at Ostfalia is application-oriented and characterised by close research collaborations with business and industry. Our university has a multitude of research specialities, which are reflected in our own areas of activity as well as those of the associated institutes. The wide range of research activities helps foster interdisciplinary collaborations.