Freundeskreis (support association)


The Anhalt University Freundeskreis (support association) works toward the further development of the University. We promote research and teaching, deepen international contacts, and network institutions in Germany and abroad.

We also seek discussions with citizens and new ideas for culture and education including in dialogue with politics and business. Your help and ideas are always welcome in the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences Freundeskreis!

Association and membership

Our support association is open to natural and legal persons, but also to groups of people. Can you identify with our tasks and goals? Would you like to work toward implementing them? Become a member! Students, alumni, employees and professors, representatives from business and public life - you are all warmly welcome. With your work, the association’s reputation and influence will continue to grow.

Association’s tasks and goals

The Verein der Freunde und Förderer der Hochschule Anhalt e.V. (Association of friends and supporters of Anhalt University) directly follows only charitable purposes and is obligated in particular to the following goals and tasks:

  1. Supporting research and teaching as well as international contacts.
  2. Cooperation with other institutions in Germany and abroad to support Anhalt University.
  3. Maintaining relationships between Anhalt University and former students, residents of the region Anhalt, and people in public offices and business.
  4. Supporting University members in their educational and cultural work. It looks to achieve this in particular with close contacts to institutions and individuals in the industrial sector, mid-sized businesses and free professions, agriculture, transport, and administration:
  • With lectures and events on questions of science and practice.
  • With lectures and events on questions of science and practice.
  • By collecting and approving funds to assist and support Anhalt University in fulfilling the listed goals and tasks.
  • By awarding prizes to recognize scientific achievements or special services for Anhalt University. In recent years, the focus of the Association’s activities was on supporting scientific and cultural events and student participation at conferences and congresses, in promoting international cooperation with the University’s partner institutions, and work with former students and employees.