The University of Kaiserslautern-Landau (RPTU) was created at the beginning of 2023 by merging the TU Kaiserslautern with the university location Landau.


Study at RPTU
Education for successful careers

RPTU offers a broad range of subjects from engineering and natural sciences to social sciences and humanities - also in distance learning - combined with a comprehensive teacher education program.


Research at RPTU
Knowledge and technology for the future

RPTU scientists gain new insights in modern basic research and develop innovative and sustainable solutions for the pressing issues of the future.


Transfer at RPTU
Shaping together

RPTU engages in a broad innovation dialogue with business, society and educational institutions and promotes the establishment of future-oriented companies.


RPTU in the Palatinate
In the heart of Europe

We live and work in the heart of Europe, in the cosmopolitan and traditional Palatinate, surrounded by vineyards and the Palatinate Forest - space for study with diverse perspectives, for creative science and for relaxation.

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At RPTU, we provide future shapers with the knowledge and tools they need to develop and expand their competencies and skills in more than 160 courses of study. We offer the best conditions for this inside and outside the lecture halls and laboratories.


From engineering to natural and environmental sciences to subjects with social relevance: At RPTU, we combine research expertise from all important fields to jointly find answers to the pressing questions of our time. We shape the future.

Distance and Independent Studies Center (Distance Learning)

Here you can find all important information about the postgraduate, part-time distance learning programmes at RPTU in Kaiserslautern.


At RPTU, new ideas, insights and sustainable technologies are created. Our knowledge is applied in business and society. We are a partner for business, politics and society and address the people in our region with a wide range of offers.

About us

As a place of top international research, the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau in Rhineland-Palatinate offers excellent working conditions and career opportunities. Those who study, research or work at RPTU experience a cosmopolitan environment and shape the future.

Campus Life

What makes RPTU special? Not only studying and research, but also a unique campus life! Whether Kaiserlautern or Landau - we do everything to make you feel at home at RPTU. From culture to sports to student groups, you will find ideas for your free time.


You want to study at RPTU and have questions?

The StudentServiceCenters in Kaiserslautern and Landau offer a comprehensive range of advice and information about studying at RPTU.