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Universität des Saarlandes

  • Standort Saarbrücken
  • Campus
  • 66123 Saarbrücken
  • Phone: +49 681 302-0
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 1948
Total number of Students 15,671
Students at this campus 15,671
Semester contribution 286,00 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
14.6 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
11.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
35.6 %
Humanities, Languages
18.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
16.2 %
Other studies
3.3 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
36.0 %
Master's degree
25.9 %
Teacher qualification degree
9.1 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
25.5 %
Other types of degrees
3.4 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Saarland University and State Library (SULB); stock of approx. 1.6 million media items and over 3,300 current print journals, more than 5,800 databases and about 28,000 electronic journals; Digital AV media for loan; Magazine stock available on direct loan via the Saarland virtual catalogue (immediate loan); literature of the last few years in the open access stacks; self-service borrowing; loans can be extended online; titles not available can be obtained from other libraries via the interlibrary loan system. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Danish, Greek, Catalan, Croatian and Serbian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of the htw saar, hfm saar and hbk saar. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The program is open to: htw saar, hfm saar, hbk saar. The programme mainly focuses on: Leisure and recreational sports, health-oriented sports and exercise offers, computer-aided training on state-of-the-art fitness equipment and qualified instruction in the Uni-Fit university sports fitness centre, special exercise programs for staff (uni in motion), tournaments and events, participation in German University Championships, supervision of student cadet athletes (partner school of elite sports). more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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