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Universität Duisburg-Essen

  • Campus Essen
  • Universitätsstraße 2
  • 45141 Essen
  • Phone: +49 201 183-1
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 2003
Total number of Students 42,094
Students at this campus 26,849
Semester contribution no data
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
9.9 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
21.7 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
20.1 %
Humanities, Languages
27.9 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
18.0 %
Other studies
2.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
0.0 %
Master's degree
0.0 %
Teacher qualification degree
79.9 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
20.1 %
Other types of degrees
0.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Duisburg-Essen University Library, with its 6 departmental libraries, is responsible for the literature and information supply of approximately 3,200 academic staff and more than 40,000 students of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), but it is also available to interested citizens of the region. The library supports an integrated research process from information research to the procurement & management of media. This includes, among other things, active promotion of open-access publishing in its different iterations and the presentation of research achievements through its supervision. 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, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, German Sign Language, Greek, Hebrew, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmancî), Dutch, Norwegian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation in sports programs of other universities is possible for our students. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, most courses are held online in home training. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The programme is open to: Students of University Ruhr West in cooperation, and students of all other universities. The sports programs are open to students over the age of 16, university staff and guests. 2009 university sports club; fitness studios on the Duisburg and Essen campuses; trend sports such as American football, spinning, Zumba; sports trips; cycling programme and more. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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