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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

  • Universitätsplatz 2
  • 39106 Magdeburg
  • Phone: +49 391 67-01
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 1993
Total number of Students 13,840
Students at this campus 13,840
Semester contribution 105,70 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
12.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
4.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
33.2 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
8.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
39.0 %
Other studies
3.3 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
50.0 %
Master's degree
33.5 %
Teacher qualification degree
3.2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
12.2 %
Other types of degrees
1.1 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
Special features regarding the library
Central campus library in a modern library building incl. a patent information centre, and norms and standards infopoint in addition to a central medical library (faculty library on the medical faculty campus); AS-BUILT: 1.2 million volumes, 1,100 magazines (print), 23,600 journals (electronic), 53,000 databases and digital documents; 990 reading spaces of which 60 are carrels, 190 computer workstations; WIFI; Group work rooms; self-service stations; 70% of stock available directly in the open access area. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 08:00-23:00, Sat 10:00-18:00. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, German as a Foreign Language, Swedish.
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Right to participate at all universities in Saxony-Anhalt and a large proportion of the universities in the Federal Republic of Germany. Right to participate at all universities in Saxony-Anhalt and a large proportion of the universities in the Federal Republic of Germany. Intensive courses in trend, winter and summer sports; Possible to gain a lifeguard qualification, first-aid training, surfing certification, martial arts belts; support in competitive sports; hosting of university events and championships; Special attention paid to sports for employees and health sports; Fitness studio; Posting to and financial support for competitions and championships. more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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