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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 13,912
Students at this campus 13,912
Semester contribution 128,50 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
12.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
4.5 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
33.4 %
Humanities, Languages
7.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
39.6 %
Other studies
2.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
50.1 %
Master's degree
34.9 %
Teacher qualification degree
2.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
12.0 %
Other types of degrees
1.1 %

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);: 1.2 million volumes, 1,034 magazines (print), 24,550 magazines (electronic), 53,000 databases and digital documents; 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. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 08:00-23:00, Sat 10:00-18:00. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, German as a foreign language.
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Eligibility to participate in all universities in Saxony-Anhalt and a large number of universities in Germany. 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 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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