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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 24,471
Students at this campus 23,265
Semester contribution 292,53 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.6 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
11.6 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
43.4 %
Humanities, Languages
12.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
25.0 %
Other studies
7.0 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
49.4 %
Master's degree
25.2 %
Teacher qualification degree
22.1 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.9 %
Other types of degrees
2.3 %

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; Stock: 1.75 million volumes, 52,000 journal subscriptions, 6,100 databases, 62,500 e-books, 30,300 manuscripts and autographs; Services: User-oriented stock additions, teaching of information skills (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 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat./Sun. 10:00-21:00. 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, Swedish, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. There is a cooperation with the branch office of the University of Applied Sciences for Police and Administration here in Kassel. In addition, participation in the Hessian locations is usually possible, but in some cases consultation with the respective institutions is required. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Countless events: Sports day, Christmas tournament week and party, night soccer, university football league, beach week, university championships, wide range of programmes, diverse excursion offers, partner university of top sports, Unifit gym, various parent-child courses, extensive water sports at own boathouse. Sports: More than 150 sports offers from the areas of fitness & health, ball sports & games, fighting & budo, running and endurance sports, in and on the water, gymnastics and dancing as well as an extensive digital offer and an attractive health project, ‘Streck-Dich’ (for stretching) more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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