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This website lists useful information for planning your stay in Nuremberg.

Information about our university and the city of Nuremberg is below.

We have also collected a few useful tips related to arrival, accommodations, and insurance.

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Nuremberg Institute of Technology

With its 13,000 students, the Nuremberg Institute of Technology - Nuremberg Tech for short - is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany. It develops ideas for the world we live in today and for tomorrow and conducts research into the key issues affecting society. As one of the most research-intensive Bavarian universities and one of the most successful in acquiring external research funding, Nuremberg Tech maintains excellent ties with the region’s business sector and is an important driver of innovation in the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region. With more than 160 partnerships with institutions of higher education around the world, the university is also a global player.

Our wide range of degree programs and its application-oriented teaching address the technical, economic, social, and creative challenges of our age and open up outstanding career prospects for our graduates. Twelve Faculties offer accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes as well as certificate and part-time professional programmes, and dual system options.

Nuremberg Tech is ISO 9001 certified and system-accredited. Nuremberg Tech is an audited family-friendly university and is committed to ensuring that a degree programme, professional activity, and family life can be effectively combined.

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The City of Nuremberg

Nuremberg is in the north of the state of Bavaria; in the middle of Europe. That makes it an ideal starting point to discover Europe.

The city has a long and interesting history. At the same time it is also very modern.

Around half a million people live in Nuremberg around half of whom have origins in another country.

In this video you can learn more about the city!

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Nuremberg’s transportation system is excellent. The city has an airport, but it is also well connected to all other airports in Germany and is also easy to reach via bus or train.

An overview of all travel options including schedules and prices can be searched for on this website .

Our local public transport system is well developed. You can reach your lodging and our campus quickly from the main railway station, airport, or the central bus station. All information about local public transport is available on the website of the VGN (Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg).

Information about our university campus and directions is available on our website.

The OHM International Summer School will take place as planned according to the current information. Nonetheless, we recommend waiting to book travel arrangements until mid-May.

Accommodation costs are not included in the participation fee for the OHM International Summer School. You must make your own accommodation arrangements.

In Nuremberg, there are many options for lodging in hotels, hostels, or from private providers. Prices vary greatly. In any case, you should budget at least 500 euros for lodging. We recommend you look for and book lodgings directly after the application phase, as Nuremberg is a popular destination in the summer and inexpensive accommodations are often booked out quickly.

We are in contact with a number of lodging providers and can direct your attention to a few providers.

A&O Hostels Nürnberg has reserved a block of double rooms for participants in the OHM International Summer School programme. You will need to provide a special code when you place a booking to make a reservation from this block. Contact Stephanie Ueberberg to request the code.

The Youth hostel Nuremberg also offers affordable accommodations in Nuremberg.

And the private provider of living spaces Wohnkonkurrenz also offers reasonably priced rooms. When you submit a request for an estimate, indicate that you will be participating in the OHM International Summer School.

There is also a limited number of rooms available on our campus. This option is most relevant, if you are planning to come to the OHM International Summer School with friends. Requests should be directed to Stefanie Ueberberg.

We will be pleased to inform you of other possible lodgings. Feel free to contact Stefanie Ueberberg for further assistance.

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Adequate insurance coverage is required to participate in the OHM International Summer School. Your regular insurance may not provide for adequate coverage if you travel abroad; therefore you may need to have additional travel insurance. Please be sure to secure a suitable health insurance policy so you can enjoy your time with us without worry.