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Universität Osnabrück

  • Neuer Graben/ Schloß
  • 49074 Osnabrück
  • Phone: +49 541 969-0

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1973
Total number of Students 13,995
Students at this campus 13,995
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 339,92 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
4.8 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
15.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
39.9 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
27.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
7.0 %
Other studies
5.0 %

Types of degrees

47.7 %
14.1 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
13.1 %
Other types of degrees
25.1 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
Decentralised single-level library system with 4 departmental libraries, 2 research libraries and numerous special sites. Key collection specialisations: European Law, cultural history of the early modern era, migration research. Around 70 workspaces, some with PC; 1.66 million media items; approx. 2,100 print journals; more than 51,000 licensed e-journals; 650 licensed online databases; numerous e-book collections; 406 opening hours a week (all sites); theses server for electronic publications: > 1,500 documents; publication platform for OA-Zss; OA publication fund; electronic SA.;training+advice on author identification, bibliometrics, e-publishing, information literacy, scientific citation more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, Swedish, Farsi (Summer Semester 2018). more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programmes of the universities in the regional university sports federation for Lower Saxony/Bremen. The programme is open to: Higher education institutions in the regional university sports federation for Lower Saxony/Bremen (Hochschulsportverband Niedersachsen/Bremen). Varied joint university sports programme for Osnabrück University and Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, offering two large sports programmes and short intermediate programmes. Wide range of fitness and health sports courses. In the summer, the football university league and the beach league enliven the outdoor facilities of the sport centre. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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