Many personalities. Two campuses. One University.

Welcome to the Velbert/Heiligenhaus campus

Practical studies - Familiar atmosphere - Innovative research


Established in 2009, the modern Velbert/Heiligenhaus campus is home to 13 professors and approximately 350 students. The community values the bright, welcoming buildings and the intimate atmosphere. The focus is on practical training and fostering strong links with local businesses.

Degree Programmes

Bachelor's degree programmes

We offer our Bachelor's degree programmes on a full-time basis or in cooperation with companies in the region. We attach great importance to practical relevance in all our degree programmes, e.g. through numerous independent tasks in our laboratories and integrated practical projects in local companies.

Master's degree programmes

At the Velbert/Heiligenhausen campus, we offer the Mechatronics and Product Development (M.Sc) and Computer Engineering (M.Sc) degree programmes.
Events only on Mondays and Fridays mean more flexibility for you!


Research and Development

Our campus' key research areas include electronics, computer science, and automation. Our research brochure provides detailed insights into our academic pursuits and collaborative efforts. For further information, access the brochure by clicking here.


Student accommodation ‒ affordable living between major cities

Heiligenhaus is only a stone's throw away from Wuppertal, Essen and Düsseldorf - but fortunately accommodation prices are reasonable.

The Student Residence

From the summer semester 2019, students will be able to rent apartments in our modern student residenceright next to the Campus Velbert/Heiligenhaus.

Private and cooperative rental offers

Private landlords and various co-operatives offer affordable accommodation in Heiligenhaus. There is a notice board on the 2nd floor of the campus where private landlords advertise their flats.

In addition to the well-known internet portals for housing adverts, you will also find regular housing offers in the Niederberg city gazette.