University courses can be taken at the Glauchau University of Cooperative Education, which has approx. 1,000 places, or the WHZ, the West Saxon University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau, which has over 5,000 places. A renowned research institute, the WHZ is also a driver of innovation in the region.
The range of courses is well organised and tailored to local core industries. The dual programmes at Glauchau University and "StiPs" (degree programmes incorporating apprenticeships) at the WHZ in Zwickau focus on the technical engineering and economic disciplines and offer excellent career prospects.