research profile

The Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen ( THM ) is a research-intensive university of applied sciences that has strong national and international networks. In her research, she addresses current and future-oriented questions and challenges from society, business, technology and the environment and implements them in innovative concepts. The high importance of research at THM is reflected in the research structures and collaborations that have existed for many years, the large number of researching professors, and the strong young scientists.



Third-party funding 2023

€9.12 million



Projects 2023




Success rate of project applications 2023




Completed doctorates in 2023



Research focus

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

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

Centres of Competence

The working groups in the Centres of Competence offer excellent research opportunities to young scientists and cooperate with other scientists at home and abroad as well as with business. In addition to the research activities in the Centres of Competence , the research work in the departments and institutes also contributes a large part to THM 's research profile. Founded in 2008, the organizational framework for the Centres of Competence is created  THM Research Center (ZFT). It is responsible for the joint research strategy, fund management and research marketing.

Articles of Association of the ZFT