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Wuppertal / Education & Science

Education and Science

The significant features that make Wuppertal a city of educational facilities are the University of Wuppertal, the Wuppertal campus of the “Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln”, a broad spectrum of institutes of further education, opportunities for children and young people to receive education in various cultural field

University of Wuppertal

The University of Wuppertal (“Bergische Universität Wuppertal“) is a young university - founded in 1972 – and as well as covering various scientific disciplines, one of its aims is to systematically promote the transfer of knowledge and technology between the university and areas of application.



Website: Bergische Universität Wuppertal

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Sustainable development requires an approach that integrates politics and science. The problems of ensuring that a development is viable can often not be solved within one department or scientific discipline.


Website: Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Hochschule für Musik und Tanz

The Wuppertal campus of the “Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln” has for decades had a reputation for success in the practically-oriented training of performers and teachers of music.




Website: Hochschule für Musik und Tanz

Technical Academy Wuppertal

The Technical Academy Wuppertal (TAW) is a leading supplier of further education in Germany, offering around 2,500 courses and seminars each year in more than 30 locations and with 30,000 participants and 3,000 instructors.



Website: Technische Akademie Wuppertal (in German)


The EnergyAgency.NRW will, through Competence Networks, offer platforms for strategic alliances to companies in the region.


Website: EnergyAgency.NRW