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Universität Kassel



  • Mönchebergstraße 19
  • 34125 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-0

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1971
Total number of Students 24,936
Students at this campus 23,737
Semester contribution 293,45 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.5 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
11.1 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
42.6 %
Humanities, Languages
12.7 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
26.0 %
Other studies
7.1 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
51.0 %
Master's degree
24.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
21.2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
1.0 %
Other types of degrees
2.5 %

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: 1.75 million volumes, 52,000 journal subscriptions, 6,100 databases, 62,500 e-books, 30,300 manuscripts and autographs; service: User-oriented inventory additions, transmission of information competency (introductions and training on literature research, specialist databases, Citavi literature management programme); 1,205 user workspaces; social media presence. Campus library opening hours at Holländischer Platz: Mon-Fri 8:00-23:00, Sat/Sun 10:00-21:00. 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, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. There are currently no specific cooperation agreements with other universities. Participation in their programmes is however usually possible, but in some cases requires consultation with the respective institutions. It should also be mentioned that students are granted guest status at their universities. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Many events: Sports day, Christmas tournament week and party, soccer night, university football league, beach week, 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 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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