• Drucken

The DISC institution at the University of Kaiserslautern

Experienced professionals help secure your success

The Distance and Independent Studies Center (DISC) is one of the leading establishments in Germany for distance-learning postgraduate courses. The establishment has over 20 years of experience in developing and designing academic courses for guided self-study. It was created from the Centre for Distance Learning and University Education (ZFUW), which was founded at the University of Kaiserslautern in 1992.

  • We offer accredited Master's degrees in attractive subject areas and
    accompany you throughout your course of studies with advice, service and support.


Independent study

The concept of independent learning is key to the philosophy of the DISC.

  • We strengthen the self-study skills of our students and support the University of Kaiserslautern through development of self-study modules to help create a culture of lifelong learning.
  • In doing so, we not only make an important contribution to students at the University of Kaiserslautern developing professional competence, but also help them become experts of independent learning.


Study from anywhere in the world

Around 4,000 graduates are currently using the courses offered by the DISC to boost their career - a figure that no other comparable distance learning institute in Germany can match. The students come from all over Germany, neighboring German-speaking countries, yet also from overseas, for example during stays in China, India or the USA.


Training with a high success rate

80% of participants in DISC distance learning degrees successfully complete their course. This high success rate is based on the combination of respected and renowned directors of study with a strong practical orientation, first-class didactic study material, online seminars and the reliable study support provided by the DISC's staff.