The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, KU) in south Germany is the only Catholic university in the German-speaking world. Located in a popular tourist destination, the Altmühltal natural park in the heart of Bavaria, the KU offers its approximately 5100 students all the advantages of a small university with a compact campus. Around 120 professors, over 300 research associates, and a large number of lecturers with industry experience ensure that students receive excellent teaching and support. The KU has two campuses. Seven faculties are based in Eichstätt, while the Ingolstadt campus is home to the Ingolstadt School of Management. In both locations the cafeteria, lecture halls, library, and computer labs are all just a short walk away from one another.
The KU offers a wide range of different degree programs to suit many different interests and talents. Being a small university, it provides an excellent environment for interdisciplinary exchange between the eight faculties. The KU also has a strong global network with over 250 partner universities in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Oceania.