20190628 DAAD Preis Dies AcademicusDIT awards German Academic Exchange Service Award

Iris Kongo from Albania was particularly pleased on Monday, June 24 during a ceremony at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT).  University President Prof. Dr. Peter Sperber and the head of the International Office, Lisa Werner, awarded the student with an award from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This award recognizes outstanding achievements of foreign students at German universities.

DIT students win Innovation Prize in a global start-up business competition in United Arab Emirates

Under the leadership of their University Lecturer Jack Romero and the support of Marketing evangelist Georg Nietsch, students Sarah Ebner and Katharina Braig secured a price in the category of International Innovation with their Business project; i-ventus (Latin for Power Wind).

Organised by the American University of Sharjah and under the patronage of HRH Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the Sovereign Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah, the business competition had attracted a high number of international and local industries and investors.


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Mourning for Professor Gerald Kupris

31.01.2019 | DIT PR - It is with sadness, we remember Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerald Kupris, who unexpectedly passed away last weekend. Professor Kupris was a deeply treasured and respected member of our university community, who will be sadly missed.

On 1 Oct 2009, Gerald Kupris was appointed to a professorship at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology. He immediately applied energy and commitment to be actively involved in the development and success of our university.

20181207 Hochschulmanager des JahresSperber among Germany’s six best university managers

7 December 2018 | DIT-Press Department – Also this year, the CHE Centre for University Development awarded the title “University manager of the Year”. This year, the winner was Prof. Dr. Karim Khakzar, President of the Fulda University of Applied Sciences, who was honoured accordingly in Berlin on 6 December. The fact that Prof. Dr. Peter Sperber, President of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT), has made it onto the short list of six finalists nationwide is something DIT is very proud of.

Landertage 2018 newsLändertage shows our students study and internship opportunities around the globe

Students aiming to go global for a study or internship semester must plan far in advance, leaving for an adventure in the winter semester 2019/2020 or the summer semester 2020 involves active preparation now! Our Ländertage informed over 200 interested students about the opportunities involved.

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04 October 2018 | DIT Public Relations

On 1 October, the new winter semester 2018/19 officially started at universities of applied sciences in Bavaria. The number of students at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology has risen to a new maximum of around 7,000. There have never been this many freshers and international students in Deggendorf.

360 grad tourExperience our campus in a 360° virtual tour

We know that potential international students live futher afield and might not be able to turn up in Deggendorf to view our campus for themselves.

This is one of the reasons why we decided to launch a virtual campus, where you can discover our campus cafe, library, lecture theatres and computer rooms, labs and workshops for yourselves from the comfort of your own living room. We are currently in the process of translating the info tags into English.

Click, rotate and view 360° to get the feeling of student life in Deggendorf!

20180620 promotion sarah schöllhammerDIT student completes her doctorate studies in collaberation with the UWS

At the beginning of June, Sarah Schöllhammer successfully defended her doctorate work in a final oral exam and is therefore the first female graduate from our university who has successfully completed her PhD studies at DIT in collaboration with the University of West of Scotland (UWS).

Our university has an agreement with UWS for cooperative promotions, and Sarah is the first student to complete a doctorate within the framework of cooperation between our two universities.

20180410 austauschsemester lakehead universityFrom Lower Bavaria to Ontario, Canada – Students benefit from Academic Cooperation


Around ten months after signing a cooperation contract, the connection between the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) and Lakehead University showed fruition. DIT student Michael Schneider spent his winter semester tuition-free at Lakehead University in Ontario, Canada.

vb smDIT volleyball team win third place in the German university championships.

A total of ten teams qualified for the German University Cup in the catagory for universities with a student population of maximum 10,000. The tournament involved mixed teams, with at least 2 feminine players in each team.

20180319 kooperationsvereinbarung rafik hariri universitätDIT signs new cooperation contract with Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon

International visitors from Lebanon at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT):

On 12 and 13 March, the President of the Rafik Hariri University Prof. Dr. Smaili and Dipl.-Ing. Ayman M. Chehadé were guests at DIT.

20180305 orientation week ss18DIT welcomes more than 100 new exchange students

On Thursday, 1 March, the so-called Orientation Week, where new international students are prepared for studying at the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT), started. Despite the high number of flights cancelled due to the cold weather, most of the 140 registered students managed to be here for the welcoming day.

A new type of degree course in conjunction with the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and the Institute for Technology and Business in Budweis has been successfully launched at DIT. Participating students from the three cooperating universities are sponsored by companies based in both Bavaria and the Czech Republic, where they gain work experience during their studies. This programme, which is backed by EU funding, has been titled CAST, meaning “Company Academic Students Training”.

Claudia Probst from DIT’s Career Service explained the reason behind CAST, “The border region Bavaria - Czech Republic should become more attractive for young people by focusing on a stronger link to companies and thus to the region“.

20171024 woche der begegnung veranstaltungen international officeDIT’s part of the “Week of Encounters and Togetherness”  

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology took part in the varied programme of Deggendorf’s “Week of Encounters and Togetherness”. Between 14 and 22 October DIT’s International Office organised three events to present the university’s international aspect.  

20170926 host family programIntroducing international students to the country and the culture – DIT's Host Family Programme

DIT's Host Family Programme connects exchange students and local families every semester. As of now, 150 international students are looking for a host family for the winter semester 17/18.

20170921 orientation weekStudents from all over the world make their first experiences abroad in Germany

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) with its international study courses at the European Campus in Pfarrkirchen and in Deggendorf as well as with its many partner universities abroad, attracts students from more than 60 countries to Deggendorf every year. DIT’s International Office welcomed the more than 150 international students to Deggendorf on Monday, 18 September 2017.

20170830 internet of thingsInteractive Systems and the Internet of Things

Robots that serve coffee, mirrors that comment on what the person in front of them is wearing, drones that deliver takeout: the Internet of things (IoT) is behind all these innovations. It refers to the increasing interconnectivity of household appliances, robots, machines, cars, even smart clothing.

Professor Georg Herde introduces research project EEBDA in London

International conferences are a platform for fruitful exchange about current research projects and results for professors and scientists. With this motivation, Georg Herde with Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) and Dominik Fischer, scientific member of staff at TU Munich travelled to this year’s IACAE (International Conference on Computer Auditing) in London.


More than 20 selected alumni from 11 different countries visited the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) last week.

They met at DIT for the sixth Alumni Academy by BAYHOST, the centre for universities and technical colleges in Central, East and Southern Europe. The participants discuss “Health limits in present and future” in lectures and workshops.



CAST: DIT’s International Combined Dual Study Programme06 08 cast logo news

Combined study, the ideal combination of academic study with intensive practical experience, is a renowned success. Our university is taking this programme one step further into an international arena by launching CAST (Company Academic Students Training) in October 2017. Applications are currently being accepted until 15th July.


Scholarships at a value of €300,000 awarded 20170329 deutschlandstipendium 2

For the seventh time, the highly coveted Deutschlandstipendium were awarded to DIT scholarship holders. Against the backdrop of the “First Contact” job fair that took place 28 March 2017, the chosen scholarship holders met their patrons at the Deggendorf Stadthallen.


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 Around 140 exchange students from 31 nations were welcomed at DIT last week by the 3rd Deggendorf mayor Hermann Wellner and the International Office team welcomed the new internationals.

Deggendorf Institute of Technology and Passau University shape future of E-mobility20170202 electrific


Against the backdrop of the EU programme “Horizont 2020”, scientists of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) and Passau University teamed up to create a more attractive and sustainable consumer usage of electric vehicles.


DIT receives prestigious award for international MINT (STEM) strategy20161024 stifterverband minternational

The MINT team of the Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT) is at Germany’s absolute pinnacle. As one of three finalists, DIT was awarded the Best Performance MINTernational prize in Berlin in October 2016. DIT President Prof. Dr. Peter Sperber and Dr. Elise von Randow, director of the Institute for International and Academic Affairs accepted the 30.000 euros prize money awarded to the DIT for its outstanding accomplishments in internationalizing natural sciences and technological courses (STEM).

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Dear students and staff,

As another eventful year draws to an end, maybe you'd like to take a moment to remember your personal highlights and the challenges that you've overcome over the past 12 months. Happily, we can reflect on a successful year at DIT.