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Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

  • Universitätsstraße 1
  • 40225 Düsseldorf
  • Phone: +49 211 81-11
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1965
Total number of Students 37,540
Students at this campus 37,540
Semester contribution 311,43 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
10.7 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
30.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
18.5 %
Humanities, Languages
22.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
15.8 %
Other studies
1.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
70.9 %
Master's degree
10.9 %
Teacher qualification degree
0.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
17.4 %
Other types of degrees
0.7 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
The University and State Library of Düsseldorf supports students in all aspects of literature supply. It offers an inventory of 2.4 million printed media, 56,000 e-journals, 263,000 e-books and 880 databases as well as a comprehensive range of services from online chat to electronic semester apparatus and literature management programs to training, individual guidance and the e-learning platform "ULB-Kompass". With around 2,000 user workstations, internet access via WiFi, and numerous group workstations, it offers very good working conditions every day until midnight. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Danish, German Sign Language, Finnish, Korean, Modern Hebrew, Modern Greek, Dutch, Czech. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. The respective university sports facilities are responsible for specific participating conditions for sports programs at other universities. The participation of HHU students in the university sports of external universities is decided by the university sports department acting on behalf of the respective university or regulated by the respective terms of use. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. With a few exceptions, the university sports program at HHU is almost free for students. With their enrolment fee you pay €3 to the Hochschulsport e.V. (association). Special features of the sports program are courses such as pole dance, Lindy Hop and Sepak Takraw - all very exotic sports. A cardio fitness / exercise course is offered every day from 18:00 for all those who find it hard to exercise, so that a balance is offered from everyday student life (mostly sitting). The program counts over 250 hours of physical education per week. Online digital workouts will be offered during the Corona Pandemic. more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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