Institutes and research centres
Institutes belonging to the University
ITL - Institute for Textile and Leather Technology
The Institute for Textile and Leather Technology (ITL) supports the textile education in Reichenbach by closely linking theoretical studies with comprehensive practical work in technology and laboratories in the course of student projects and by contributing to the realisation of research projects or project work.
IfP - Institute for Production Technology
The IfP is a professionally supported teaching and research community, located at the Faculty of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. A holistic approach to the design and optimisation of production is pursued.
IKT - Institute for Automotive Engineering
The Institute for Automotive Engineering offers scientific-technical services for regional and supra-regional car manufacturers and their suppliers as well as for transport companies and cities and municipalities.
IEV - Institute for Energy and Transport
The Institute for Energy and Transport is a scientific institution that aims to bring together research in the fields of efficient energy conversion and energy use, transport systems and transport facilities, transport technology and transport economics.
LIAN - Leupold Institute for Applied Natural Sciences
The LIAN conducts research on the following topics: Atomic layer deposition (ALD), thermal analysis, chemical process engineering, instrumental analysis, surface analysis / electron microscopy
IfB - Institute for Business Administration
The Institute for Business Administration supports the teaching in the Master's degree programmes of the Faculty of Economics. In the annual business administration forum, practitioners discuss current economic issues with professors and students.
IMI - Institute for Management and Information
The IMI is located within the Faculty of Economics and serves the focussing and further development of teaching, further education and research capacities in the fields of management and information processing.
Institutes affiliated with the University
FTZ - Forschungs- und Transferzentrum e.V. [Research and transfer centre]
The FTZ offers research services in the fields of propulsion systems for motor vehicles, electromagnetic compatibility, manufacturing processes, transport and environment, applied computer science ...
Campus Concept - Educational institute
CampusConcept is a non-profit educational institute which supports the Faculty of Health and Nursing Sciences and the Faculty of Applied Languages and Intercultural Communication. The association provides academic advanced training for students and specialists in the health and nursing sector, as well as German as a foreign language for foreign doctors and advanced training for paramedics, ambulance staff and first-aid workers.
ZKE - Centre for Automotive Electronics
In the ZKE, investigations are carried out on electromagnetic compatibility from component level up to the integration level "vehicle".
ICZ - Imaging Centre Zwickau
The Imaging Centre Zwickau (ICZ) is an association of different research groups of the Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau - University of Applied Sciences Zwickau with a focus on the recording, investigation and modification of materials using imaging techniques.
AZOM - Fraunhofer User Centre for Optical Metrology and Surface Technologies
The AZOM combines the requirements of the regional economy with the latest research approaches in optical metrology, image processing and biophotonics. The goal is the rapid and direct transfer of research results into application-specific solutions for industrial processes.
Whether smart home, assistance systems, nursing services or assistive devices - the competence centre offers complete solutions from a single source. The person is always at the centre; all services for more comfort and safety are tailored to their individual needs.
Prorector for Research
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Busch
Tel.: +49 375 536 1030
Fax: +49 375 536 1033
Head of Department
Dr.-Ing. Johannes Rödel
Tel.: +49 375 536 1190
Fax: +49 375 536 1193
Research-Communications & Marketing
Tel.: +49 375 536 1024
Fax: +49 375 536 1033
Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau
Postfach 20 10 37
Address for visitors
House R III, Room 302