University of Applied Sciences funded by business
The NORDAKADEMIE is the first state-recognized private university to be directly founded and funded by business (Hochschule der Wirtschaft). It offers practice-based undergraduate programmes with outstanding conditions and high success rates. With over 2000 students and over 300 partner companies it is also one of the largest private on-site universities in Germany.
In March 2012 the NORDAKADEMIE was the first university in northern Germany to achieve institutional accreditation.
In 2015 the NORDAKADEMIE was the first university in Germany to be certified by the 'Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung (RNE)', the German Council for Sustainable Development, and as such complies with the German Sustainability Code.