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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 13,562
Students at this campus 13,562
Semester contribution 129,90 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
12.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
5.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
34.0 %
Humanities, Languages
6.0 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
40.4 %
Other studies
2.3 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
46.9 %
Master's degree
38.6 %
Teacher qualification degree
2.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
12.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.6 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Central campus library in a modern library building incl. a patent-information centre and infopoint on standards ; Stock: Stock: 1 million volumes, 400 journals (print), 25,000 journals (electronic), 1 million E-Books; Services: 750 reading spaces, 60 of which are carrels with monitor equipment, 190 computer workstations; WIFI; Group work rooms; self-service stations; 70% of stock available directly in the open access area; Walter Killy Private Library Collection (6,500 titles 1557-1995); Stiftung Neumann Collection for the Retention and Maintenance of the Book Culture of Bibliophile Small Book Series of the 20th century (more than 500 series, more than 30,000 volumes).Digital campus delivery service, 50 permanent lockers; Regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 08:00-21:00, Sat 10:00-18:00; Special opening hours for exam preparation more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic. Additional offer in rhetoric & speech training. 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; 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; Operation of a fitness studio; Posting to and financial support for competitions and championships. Sports: Online sports courses, aikido, acrobatics, Argentinean tango, badminton, balletics, baseball/softball, basketball, body workout, body workout with band – hybrid, archery, boxing, break dance, CHEER dance & fitness, capoeira, cheerleading, discofox, eskrima, fitness, football, handball, etc. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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