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deggendorf institute of technology

pioneering and vibrant

european campus rottal-inn.

an english campus for students with global aspirations

discover the european campus

One World in One Campus: At the European Campus Rottal-Inn, every student receives individual support, and a familiar and cosmopolitan atmosphere plays a major role! Founded in 2015, the European Campus offers a wide range of interesting courses in English as well as attractive leisure opportunities in the beautiful Rottal valley, which is famous for its thermal baths, golf courses, equestrian sports and extensive cycle paths. Cafés, restaurants and markets on the traditional town square in Pfarrkirchen convey a sense of Bavarian coziness. It's a great place to live and study!

The european campus at a glance:

Courses of studies in four areas:  Health & Digitization, Tourism, Energy & Technology, Building & Sustainability

  • Almost 1500 students from 100 countries
  • It's a modern campus with 6 labs and workshops
  • It's the only exclusively English-speaking campus in Bavaria
  • It's small and compact with an open and multicultural atmosphere
  • Degrees taught only in English
  • Library and canteen on campus
  • University sports clubs
  • Low cost accommodation
  • Beautiful location near to Pfarrkirchen town centre
  • Events in Pfarrkirchen or at the campus for all students, staff and the general public such as summer Festival, Christmas Market, Museum Nights
  • Business-Events such as DigiHealth Day, Jobfair, Winterschool

Further information about the courses on offer and the European Campus Rottal-Inn faculty can be found on the faculty website

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a fantastic location in the heart of europe

The European Campus is located in the country town of Pfarrkirchen nestled among the rolling, picturesque hills of lower Bavaria. Our students love the environment, you can read about their personal experiences of Pfarrkirchen on our university blog.

about the town of pfarrkirchen

  • Centrally located in the charming touristic town of Pfarrkirchen in lower Bavaria, Southern Germany
  • It's nestled in the country among rolling, picturesque hills between the river Danube and river Inn
  • Public transport links with bus and train
  • Shops, street cafes, bars, romantic courtyards and shady beer gardens

the local environment

  • Close to the Austrian and Czech borders
  • Near to the large, cosmopolitan cities of Munich and Salzburg.
  • Munich International Airport is only a 90 minutes drive away
  • Located in the Rottal valley in the heart of Europe

culture and leisure

  • Art exhibitions and museum nights
  • Town festivals und events with an annual old town festival
  • Annual Bavarian Christmas market with live music

local sports facilities

  • 50 metre open air heated swimming pool with water slides and a wild watercourse
  • A long distance riverside cycle path
  • A large swimming lake with rowing boat hire
  • Lakeside cross-country skiing tracks in winter
  • Europe‘s largest continuous golf resort nearby
  • Health spas and thermal springs
  • Local nordic walking routes
  • Local airfield for gliders and small aircraft
  • Riding stables, racecourse with horse races, show-jumping and dressage competitions
  • Typical Bavarian Christmas market with live music, culinary specialities and homemade crafts

Study at the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen.

travelling to pfarrkirchen


From Munich airport it will take approximately 2,5 hours to get to Pfarrkirchen train station using public transport. Exit the airport and take the tram S8 to Munich East (Bahnhof München Ost). Before boarding, purchase a Bayernticket at the airport. With this ticket, you can take the trains to Munich East and Pfarrkirchen, which means that you do not need to buy any other tickets.

It will take up to 30 minutes to get to Munich East. Look at the display panels at the train station for current train information such as departure times and platforms. Change the train at the Munich East train station and take the train to Mühldorf (Oberbayern). After one hour, you will arrive in Mühldorf (Oberbayern). Change the train in Mühldorf (Oberbayern) and take the train to Pfarrkirchen, which takes about another 1 hour to get to Pfarrkirchen.

For additional information you can check your travel schedule at www.bahn.de