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Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

  • Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
  • 24118 Kiel
  • Phone: +49 431 880-00
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 1665
Total number of Students 27,101
Students at this campus 27,101
Semester contribution 270,50 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
9.4 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
20.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
30.5 %
Humanities, Languages
19.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
8.9 %
Other studies
11.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
42.5 %
Master's degree
17.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
19.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
20.1 %
Other types of degrees
0.8 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
The University Library (UB) Kiel consists of the Central Library (with around 2.5 million printed books and magazines, 24,857 eJournals and 337 databases), the medical branch library and 43 specialist libraries. As a partner of the university and the state, a service provider for studies, teaching, research and society, it provides innovative services. The Kiel university library is pursuing six strategic goals. The Kiel university library has been operating and developing the DFG-funded national "Specialist Information Service Northern Europe" since January 1st, 2016. 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, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Danish, Finnish, Galician, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Catalan, Korean, Low German, Fering, Mooring, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Czech, West Frisian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the FH Kiel sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. The programme is open to: FH Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel. The offer includes the largest university sailing centre in Germany in Kiel-Schilksee, as well as its own canoeing and rowing centre. The listed architecture of the sports forum is unique and is located in the middle of the campus landscape of the university. more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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