Thuringia is home to a differentiated, multifaceted higher education sector comprising five universities and four universities of applied sciences. In addition, there are also privately funded institutions of higher education.  Statewide, 51,000 students were enrolled for the 2014/2015 winter semester in Thuringia. 

Institutions of Higher Education in Thuringia

Weimar (Stadt Weimar)
Jena (Stadt Jena)
Ilmenau (Ilm-Kreis)
Erfurt (Stadt Erfurt)
Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule (EAH) Jena
University of Applied Sciences
Jena (Stadt Jena)
Fachhochschule Erfurt
University of Applied Sciences
Erfurt (Stadt Erfurt)
Hochschule Nordhausen
University of Applied Sciences
Nordhausen (Nordhausen)
Hochschule Schmalkalden
University of Applied Sciences
Schmalkalden (Schmalkalden-Meiningen)
Weimar (Stadt Weimar)
Gera (Stadt Gera)
Erfurt (Stadt Erfurt)
IUBH Internationale Hochschule GmbH
IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Erfurt (Stadt Erfurt)
SRH Hochschule für Gesundheit GmbH
University of Applied Health Sciences
Gera (Stadt Gera)
Thüringer Fachhochschule
für öffentliche Verwaltung (VFHS)
Gotha (Gotha)