Why you should choose DISC

The Distance and Independent Studies Center focuses on service-oriented study support: The students are most important!

In addition to practical and up-to-date study contents, we focus on scientific quality through renowned scientific directors and trainers in the study programmes. At DISC, learning is made easy by a methodical-didactic preparation of the learning materials (mix of self-study and on-campus phases). Future-oriented online-based communication and learning paths are taken.

All these points and much more are regularly confirmed by awards, which can be found in the following list.

 

Fernstudiumcheck 2020

TOP Fernstudienanbieter Award 2020

The Distance and Independent Studies Center was voted a top distance learning provider 2020 on FernstudiumCheck.de. The award is based on the evaluation of 9.261 testimonials published on FernstudiumCheck.de between 1 January and 31 December 2019. Since 2014, the Distance and Independent Studies Center has won the award every single year.

Fernstudium-Direkt

4.5 Stars on Fernstudium Direkt

The Distance and Independent Studies Center was awarded 4.5 from a possible 5 stars and the rating "good" on fernstudium-direkt.de. The award is based on the evaluation of 32 testimonials published on fernstudium-direkt.de.

Innovative Hochschule

ODPfalz - Open Digitalisation Alliance for Palatinate

The TU Kaiserslautern and the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern together with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik are part of the project "ODPfalz - Offene Digitalisierungsallianz für die Pfalz". The central focus is to support digitalisation in five areas of innovation (education, health, vehicles, products and creativity). The project is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, among others.

Corporate Health

Corporate Health Award

In 2018, the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern was the first university in Germany to receive the special award "Healthy University Student Health Management" by the jury of the Corporate Health Awards. The TU Kaiserslautern has an invested interest in students' health and helps students deal with stress with measures designed specifically for the students' needs.

Beliebtester Fernstudienanbieter Award 2018

Best Distance Learning Provider Award 2018

The Distance and Independent Studies Center was voted best distance learning provider 2018 on FernstudiumCheck.de. The award is based on the evaluation of 8,290 testimonials published on FernstudiumCheck.de between 1 January and 31 December 2017.

Total Equality

Total E-Quality Rating for Equal Opportunities

In 2018, the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern was awarded the Total E-Quality Rating for Equal Opportunities, which certifies equal opportunities in human resources and organisational policies.

Systemakkreditiert

System Accreditation from the Accreditation Council

The Technische Universität Kaiserslautern has been system-accredited since 2015. This process ensures that the quality management system is sustainable, the entire management process in learning and teaching has been optimised and, at the same time, that the quality of the degree programmes complies not only the existing external regulations but also with the TU Kaiserslautern's specific quality specifications.

DFHochschule

Université franco-allemande/Deutsch-Französische Hochschule/Franco-German University

The Technische Universität Kaiserslautern is part of the network of Franco-German Universities, which promotes and supports exchange in research and teaching between the two countries.

RLP-Logo

Foundation Award MediaCompetence Forum Südwest

In 2014, the Distance and Independent Studies Center received the foundation award MediaCompetence Forum Südwest for its medially-supported aptitude tests that enable professionally qualified prospective students without a first university degree to access "second-chance" learning opportunities.

Exzellente Lehre

Excellent Teaching Competition

The Technische Universität Kaiserslautern won the Germany-wide "Excellent Teaching Competition", organised by the Conference of German Ministers of Education and the Association for the Promotion of Science and Research in Germany, for one of the best strategic overall concepts to improve university teaching

Uni Großregion

Université de la Grande Région/Universität der Großregion/University of the Greater Region

Since 2008, the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern has been a member of the University of the Greater Region. This network consists of six universities (Universities of Kaiserslautern, Liège, Lorraine, Luxembourg, Saarland and Trier) that are located in the Greater Region's border area (Germany - Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, Belgium - Wallonia, the French- and German-speaking communities in Belgium, France - Règion Grand-Est - Lorraine, Luxembourg).

Audit familiengerechte Hochschule

Audit Family-Friendly University

Since 2005, the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern has held the certificate from the audit on family-friendly universities, which was renewed in 2018. The audit certificate attests commitment to an human resources policy that is family-friendly and considers different life stages.