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Campus and student life

The compact campuses in both locations save students and lecturers a lot of time and stress. The KU’s buildings in Eichstätt were planned according to the campus principle and are situated on the edge of the old town. Although the University has grown and expanded in the meantime, everything you need is still never more than a ten-minute walk away. There are several green spaces on campus, such as the Hofgarten, that are ideal places to relax, some of which are maintained by students, like the Kapuzinerkloster garden.

The campus in Ingolstadt, home to the Ingolstadt School of Management (WFI), consists of one large and one smaller building separated by a peaceful courtyard where students and lecturers meet and chat outside of lecturers. If you prefer to spend your breaks in town, Ingolstadt’s city center is just a few minutes’ walk away. 

The locations

In Eichstätt you will never have to worry about whether you will get a place in a seminar or spend ages standing in line to speak to a lecturer during their office hours. Here students benefit from courses that are held in small groups, close contacts with lecturers, and a compact campus. Ingolstadt is the second largest city in Upper Bavaria after Munich and is around 30 minutes away from the Bavarian capital. From classical concerts to student events and typical Bavarian beer festivals, there is plenty to see and do. [More...]


You can find a detailed map of the campuses in Eichstätt and Ingolstadt here. [More...]





Eichstätt is located in the middle of Bavaria between Nuremberg and Munich. By car you can reach Eichstätt from the north via the A9, leaving at the junction ‘Kinding/Altmühltal’. From the south, leave the A9 at the junction ‘Ingolstadt-Nord/Eichstätt’ or at the junction ‘Lenting’. If you are traveling by train, you can reach Eichstätt via the Munich–Ingolstadt–Nuremberg and Treuchtlingen–Ingolstadt lines. Change at ‘Eichstätt Bahnhof’ to the train to ‘Eichstätt Stadt’. [More...]


It may not be a big city but Eichstätt still has plenty to offer with a range of pubs, beer gardens, clubs, and concerts, as well as a theater and a variety of activities organized by students. Ingolstadt is just a 20 minute drive away. The city offers culture lovers an excellent theater, a wide range of concerts, and traditional beer festivals. The KU also runs a variety of sports courses and has its own choir, big band, theatre group, and much more. [More...]