ІІ. University of Koblenz-Landau. Summer Academy 2010


The University of Koblenz-Landau is one of the youngest universities in Germany. It was transformed from a teachers' training college in 1990. Since then the number of students in the university has increased considerably.

The university's academic profile today is marked by a combination of Computer Science and Psychology together with the traditional Departments of Education, the Humanities, and Natural Science.

The university unites the Rhineland and the Palatinate regions: There is one campus in Koblenz, in the middle of the beautiful Rhine valley, and one campus in sunny Landau in the south of Rhineland-Palatinate. All together, there are about 13,000 students, 500 lecturers and 400 staff members.

The University stresses on further education and offers wide array of graduate programmes and various other courses in department of Education, Humanities and Natural Science. Many interdisciplinary research projects are also on the offer by the university. Koblenz campus offers courses in Education, Philology, Natural Sciences and Computer Science. Landau campus also offers similar courses with the exception of Computer Science, which is substituted by Psychology.

The library of University of Koblenz-Landau is highly developed. Along with conventional printed books, the library is a storehouse of resources in the electronic media.