The following universities are members of University Federation SouthWest Germany:
- Aalen University
- Esslingen University
- Heilbronn University
- Mannheim University
- Ravensburg-Weingarten University
- Reutlingen University
- Stuttgart Media University
Universities of Applied Sciences are characterised by the teaching of theoretical principles combined with a high practical relevance. Strong networks with associations and economy serve as a basis.
Further characteristics of Universities of Applied Sciences are their regional embedding as well as their international orientation through worldwide projects and partnerships.
The studies offered at the universities of the federation cover a wide and attractive range in the fields of economics, social sciences and media. The members of University Federation SouthWest Germany are universities in top positions within the rankings of education in engineering.