Technical University of East Westphalia-Lippe

Three campuses - one university OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts‘ goal is to tackle complex problems and global challenges and work to ensure that knowledge and innovations benefit society. We provide education and research in engineering, economics and management, life science technologies, design and construction. Almost 6,200 students, 170 professors and 600 employees are based at our campuses in Lemgo, Detmold and Höxter. Each campus is characterized by its courses of study: Lemgo is home to the classic engineering discipline and supplemented by one-of-a-kind courses, Wood Technology and Food Technology. Detmold focuses on disciplines involving construction and design and since 2022 als Medie Production. Höxter has made a name for itself as a campus dedicated to ecological aspects in engineering. The university cooperates with nearly 100 partner universities in over 35 countries. Explore and discover The neighboring districts of Lippe and Höxter are part of the region Ostwestfalen-Lippe. They are situated in the center of Germany between the Teutoburg Forest, the Weser river and the Weser Hills. The city of Hanover is 100 kilometers to the east and Cologne is 200 kilometres to the southwest of the university. The region invites students to take part in creative recreational activities, sports and culture. Dating back to 1190, Lemgo is one of the oldest cities in this region of Germany. Almost 1,000 years of history blend together with modern knowledge and ideas. In Ostwestfalen-Lippe, you find the charm of small picturesque, cobble-stoned towns side by side with city attractions such as shopping, restaurants, nightlife and cultural events. Strong technological and scientific medium-sized companies shape the industry. The university’s excellent contacts to the local industry and businesses is the basis for innovative study programs and successful research collaborations. The University has become an essential part of the regional economy.