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Universität Kassel

  • Mönchebergstraße 19
  • 34125 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-0
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 1971
Total number of Students 25,149
Students at this campus 23,974
Semester contribution 291,02 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.1 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
10.9 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
42.5 %
Humanities, Languages
12.9 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
26.6 %
Other studies
6.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
52.6 %
Master's degree
23.8 %
Teacher qualification degree
20.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.9 %
Other types of degrees
2.4 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
University library, state library, academic city library; Predominantly open shelf display; AS-BUILT: 1.8 million volumes, 37,800 journal subscriptions, 5,300 databases, 41,100 e-books, 30,300 manuscripts and autographs; Service: User-oriented stock additions, teaching of information skills (introductions and training on literature research, specialist databases, Citavi literature management programme); 604 user workspaces; Social media presence. Campus library opening hours at Holländischer Platz: Mon-Fri 08:00-23:00, Sat and Sun 10:00-21:00. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic, Swedish, German as a Foreign Language. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of all higher education institutions in Hesse and of the University of Göttingen. Many events: Sports day, Christmas tournament week and party, soccernight, university football league, university championships, wide range of programs, diverse excursion offers, partner university of top sports, Unifit gym, various parent-child courses, extensive water sports in own boathouse. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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