The Bocholt campus is dominated by technical-economic and natural science subjects. Many local companies are already taking advantage of the practical orientation of the university through existing cooperations or joint (research) projects. These are a great advantage of the location, especially for the students' later career entry.
The Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft für den Kreis Borken mbH pursues the goal of improving the economic situation in the district of Borken and its municipalities and having a positive effect on the regional labour market situation.
The International Network Office is a contact point for German and Dutch entrepreneurs who want to professionalise their business activities in the neighbouring country. The project is an initiative of the Bocholt Economic Development Agency and the Dutch municipalities of Oude IJsselstreek, Aalten and Winterswijk. The International Network Office offers companies free advice on German-Dutch topics in the field of business.
The AIW Unternehmensverband - Aktive Unternehmen im Westmünsterland e.V. - is the regional networking platform for entrepreneurs and promotes the exchange of ideas and experiences from different sectors and company sizes.
IHK Nord Westfalen is the regionally organised chamber of commerce and industry for the Bocholt location. Its remit includes the promotion of economic development. They advocate for business-friendly policies and good local conditions.
The Kreishandwerkerschaft Borken is the regional contact for companies and employees in the skilled crafts sector. The service includes, among other things, legal advice/representation or help with the search for training or vocational integration.