A wide range of educational opportunities from daycare to studying and training
Educational institutions in the Altmark – from primary school to academies
Here in the Altmark you will find a varied educational landscape with a wide range of educational opportunities for all ages, different types of schools and vocational schools.
The Hanseatic town of Stendal in particular offers a wide variety of public and private schools, a large vocational training centre that combines vocational school, technical college and vocational grammar school, language schools and the only university in the Altmark region, the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences. The two departments of economics and applied human sciences are located here in Stendal. In principle, there are educational institutions in every larger town, for example, Salzwedel also offers an excellent choice of schools and vocational schools. The town of Osterburg is also home to the State Sports College, an institution run by the Saxony-Anhalt State Sports Federation. Athletes and competitive athletes can use the modern equipment and facilities, hold training camps and competitions or attend conferences and seminars here. In addition, the State Sports College also offers regular sports courses for anyone interested. If you are already an adult, are working and would like to further your education or retrain, you will find various possibilities almost everywhere in the Altmark. Both the adult education centres and various private providers impart knowledge from computer courses to foreign languages. Further educational opportunities can be used at the towns and districts' art and music schools.