Flensburg University of Applied Sciences (FUAS) offers a broad range of degree programmes and research activities. Located at the northernmost university campus, only very few kilometers before the Danish-German border, international cooperation is a daily business. The fields which are taught and researched include business, eHealth and healthcare management as well as energy, maritime technologies, biotechnology, communication and engineering.
As a local public authority, the department for social affairs and health of the city of Flensburg acts as a health service for its citizens. The field of activity includes health promotion, disease prevention, the planning of interventions, health reporting as well as giving advises and information to public, schools, administration and politics. Health promotion and health reporting rest upon the three health targets “Growing up healthy in Flensburg”, “Healthy Aging in Flensburg” and “Health promotion for people in special circumstances.