In 2013, the university was renamed Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm in recognition of the applied research and educational quality of our programs. We are very proud of this recognition, but also of the history preceding and culminating in the achievement.
The university was established on August 1, 1971, following the Bavarian Law for Universities of Applied Sciences passed on October 27, 1970. The university is a corporation under public law. The state of Bavaria is the bearer of the requirements. Major academic disciplines include engineering, business administration, social studies and design.