With approximately 53,000 inhabitants, Schweinfurt is one of the fastest-growing cities in Germany and an important business hub in the region. Countless regional and international companies, such as Schaeffler, Bosch Rexroth, SKF and ZF, are based here and offer FHWS students outstanding opportunities for internships and practical placements. The city has the highest density of jobs in Germany, hence it also offers students the very best career prospects.

Beside the industrial infrastructure, there is also a lively art and culture scene in Schweinfurt, with a varied selection of museums and galleries.  

Located directly beside the River Main and surrounded by greenery, Schweinfurt is perfect for outdoor activities, such as skating, jogging, climbing, and canoeing.

Please visit the home page of the City of Schweinfurt for more information on living and studying in Schweinfurt.

The faculties in Schweinfurt have two different sites in the city. The main FHWS building is located close to the city centre.

Address Main Building FHWS Schweinfurt

Ignaz-Schön-Straße 11
97421 Schweinfurt

Tel: +49 9721 940-5
Fax: +49 9721 940-6995
Email praesidialamt-sw[at]