Distance and International Study Center
The Distance and International Study Center (DISC), or Center for Distance Studies and Continuing Education (Zentrum für Fernstudien und Universitäre Weiterbildung, ZFUW), is based at TU Kaiserslautern, Germany. DISC is the leading supplier of distance learning postgraduate courses in the country.
Courses on offer range from e-commerce and -business to nano-biotechnology. For undergraduates the center offers electrical and technical engineering. Individuals may start their on-campus studies after a first year of distance learning, for example alongside the last year of school or while working. All together, the TU Kaiserslautern counts 2810 students in distance education.
The DISC web site is at http://www.zfuw.de/
DISC offers master's degrees via integrated digital media, print-based materials and face-to-face residencies.