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Geography, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Greifswald

Geographisches Institut

  • Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Straße 16
  • 17487 Greifswald
  • Phone: +49 3834 420-4502
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 320
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 93.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 24.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 1/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 14.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 25.3 %


Publications per academic 1.2
Third party funds per academic 57.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6
Research reputation 3.9 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 1.9
Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 125
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degree: State Exam
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Vancouver Island University, Vancouver, Kanada; Uniwersytet Szczecinski, Stettin, Polen; Université de Lille, Lille, Frankreich; Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brasilien; Universidad de Cádiz, Cadiz, Spanien; Latvijas Universitáte, Riga, Lettland; Kemerovo State University, Kemerovo, Russland; Karlstads Universitet, Karlstad, Schweden; University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finnland; Høgskolen i Innlandet (Hedmark), Elverum, Norwegen
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Physical geographical lab; image processing lab including high-quality large-format scanning technology; map collection with > 120,000 analogue maps and more than 1,000 atlases; ongoing digitalisation and presentation through own map portal GeoGREIF.
  • Support for founders
    In accordance with the university's personnel development concept, support in the acquisition of research funds and in spin-offs.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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