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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 13,796
Students at this campus 13,796
Semester contribution 129,20 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
12.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
5.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
33.3 %
Humanities, Languages
6.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
40.5 %
Other studies
2.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
48.0 %
Master's degree
37.1 %
Teacher qualification degree
2.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
11.9 %
Other types of degrees
1.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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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); Inventory: 1.1 million volumes, 1,007 magazines (print), 25,000 magazines (electronic), 428,000 e-books; 690 reading spaces, including 60 carrels, 190 computer workstations; WiFi; group study rooms; self-booking; 70% of the inventory in the open-hand sector are available immediately. Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 8 pm - 11 pm, Sat 10 am - 6 pm; special opening hours during pandemic: Mon-Fri 8 am - 7 pm. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Eligibility to participate in all universities in Saxony-Anhalt and a large number of universities in Germany. Participation is subject to fees. Intensive courses in trend, winter and summer sports; opportunity to earn lifesaving badges, the German sports badge, first aid training, surfing licenses, martial arts belts; support of competitive sports; realisation of university events and championships; special attention to employee and health sports; operating a gym; posting and financial support for competitions and championships. more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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