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The Hochschullehrerbund hlb is the professional association of professors at Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany.

Its task is to present the profile of a type of university that combines science, scholarship and practice to the public. It advises its members on all matters relating to the university teaching profession. It publishes the periodical Die Neue Hochschule (DNH) – a journal dedicated exclusively to university-specific topics.

The hlb is committed to academic freedom and is politically and denominationally neutral. Its tasks are the representation of interests, the promotion, and further development of application-oriented, professionally qualifying, academic training and research as well as the further development of Universities of Applied Sciences, the support of the professional integration of graduates of these universities, the cooperation with suitable organisations or associations in Germany and the European Union.