Foto zeigt Studenten im Schlosshof der Hochschule der Bundesbank in Hachenburg
Welcome to the University of Applied Sciences in Hachenburg

The Deutsche Bundesbank offers a challenging dual study programme to high-achieving school-leavers with the equivalent of A-levels (Fachabitur/Abitur). If you are interested in economics, you can take your first steps toward a professional career at the German central bank through our degree programme in central banking. Once you have completed your Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree, you can expect to take on a range of demanding tasks at the Deutsche Bundesbank.

Surprise visit in Hachenburg
President Joachim Nagel at the lecture in Hachenburg

“Isn’t that...?” When an unannounced guest entered the audience in the middle of a lecture on Central Banking and the Conduct of Monetary Policy, the roughly 60 students in the advanced study course at the Bundesbank’s University of Applied Sciences in Hachenburg could not believe their eyes.

Vatican financial supervisors visit the university
Veronica Di Marco and Federico Antellini Russo with Rector Erich Keller (front row from left to right) with representatives of the university and the education department

The Holy See conducts its financial business through its own financial institution, the Istituto per le Opere di Religione (a.k.a. the IOR) – and because the Vatican has a financial institution, it also has a financial supervisory authority.  From 24 to 26 April 2023, a senior delegation from ASIF, the financial supervisory authority of Vatican City, visited the university for an exchange of knowledge and experience.

“We will do everything in our power”
Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank during her speech in Hachenburg

Where is inflation coming from? And where is it going? These questions were addressed by Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, in a speech at the University of Hachenburg.

Bundesbank President Nagel visits the University
Dr Joachim Nagel talks to students at the Hochschule der Deutschen Bundesbank

For the first time in his role as Bundesbank President, Joachim Nagel visited the Bundesbank’s University of Applied Sciences and spoke to students, lecturers and representatives from the banking sector and the political world about decision-making processes in European monetary policy.

Chief economist Jens Ulbrich holds talk on monetary policy strategy review
Jens Ulbrich

Jens Ulbrich holds a virtual guest lecture for students and lecturers at the Bundesbank's University of Applied Sciences as part of its series of “fireside chats”.