Numerous schools working in a close co-operation with local enterprises offer practical and future oriented advanced training.

• five secondary schools 

• seven middle schools

• one vocational secondary school

• one commercial school

• two vocational schools and business schools with an affiliated center for further education for gastronomes of the Chamber of Commerce

• two nursing schools in Dinkelsbühl and Rothenburg

• the North Bavarian Education Center of Agriculture in Triesdorf

• the state run training institute of vocational teachers

• the state run center of further education

• the training center of the Middle Franconian Chamber of Commerce

• the state run Finance School

• the vocational school of brush makers

• the music school


A number of modern and successfully working education facilities provide advanced training for adults:

• Bayerische BauAkademie, a training institution specially for the construction industry

• the training center of the Bavarian Farmer's Union

• the training center for adults of the German Federation of Trade Unions

• the Education Center for Adults of the Trade Union in Rothenburg o.d.T.

• centers of further education located in many communities

• the catholic district training center


An ounce of practice is worth a pound of theory!

Universities and enterprises combine theoretical and practical training within the administrative district. Students are working on practical projects and thus, the basis for promising developments is formed.

The University of Applied Sciences Ansbach

Besides the two fundamental courses of study "Business Administration" and "Industrial Engineering", the University of Applied Sciences offers two postgraduate courses of studies named "Communication Technology" and "Multimedia and Information Technology". Furthermore, there is another course of study available called "Energy- and Environmental Technology".

The University of Applied Sciences Triesdorf-Weihenstephan provides the following courses of study: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Production, Environmental Protection as well as the supplementary course of study International Agriculture Management.

The theological Augustana-University situated in Neuendettelsau is the only university in Germany where students can pursue theological gender studies and theological studies with respect to feminism. Recently, a professorship for philosophy was installed and thus, completes the offered range of courses of studies.

Take on the challenges of the age of media: research projects using the multimedia laboratory of the University of Applied Sciences.