Founded 1949 as academy, became college 1964 and University of Educational Sciences 1969. Acquired present status and title 1990. Under the jurisdiction of and financially supported by the state of Rheinland-Pfalz.
- Academic year: October to September (October-March, April-September)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or recognized equivalent and knowledge of German language (TestDaF)
- Students allowance: Co-ed