research profile

The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen ( THM ) is a research-oriented university for applied sciences with strong national and international networks. In her research, she takes up current and forward-looking issues and challenges from society, business, technology and the environment and implements them in innovative concepts.

The great importance of research at the THM is reflected in the research structures and cooperations that have existed for many years, the large number of researching professors and the strong young scientific talent.

Research in numbers


Centres of Competence

In order to sharpen its research profile, the THM has set up interdisciplinary Centres of Competence in its main research areas, the strength of which lies in particular in application-oriented research. The working groups in the Centres of Competence offer young scientists excellent research opportunities and cooperate with other scientists in Germany and abroad as well as with industry.

The organizational framework for the Centres of Competence was created in 2008 Center for Research and Transfer (ZFT). It is responsible for the joint research strategy, fund management and research marketing.

Center for Research and Transfer (ZFT)



In addition to the research activities in the Centres of Competence , the research work in the departments and institutes also makes a major contribution to the research profile of the THM .

focus areas

The main research areas of the THM occupy important social and technological future topics:

  • digitalization
  • Industry 4.0
  • Artificial intelligence
  • 3D printing
  • sustainability