The new campus of the University of Zittau, teaching and laboratory buildings. The buildings were erected on a former industrial wasteland. If you just look around, you can still a DDR-glass building (red) to see what was popularly known as "Klugscheisseraquarium". Also you can see in an easterly direction, a "suburban home" from the 18th century. € 2.7 million cost of construction of the "campus". About 3,800 students are enrolled at the University of Zittau. Among the fields of competence of the university include the areas of information and communication, energy and systems engineering, applied life sciences, social transformation processes, buildings and infrastructure, and entrepreneurial action.