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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 43,029
Students at this campus 27,204
Semester contribution 319,11 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
9.1 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
23.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
19.5 %
Humanities, Languages
27.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
18.6 %
Other studies
2.2 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
46.9 %
Master's degree
13.3 %
Teacher qualification degree
31.4 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
8.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.5 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
The University Library Duisburg-Essen with its 6 subject libraries is responsible for the literature & information supply of approx. 3,200 academic staff and more than 40,000 students of the UDE, but is also open for interested citizens of the region. The library supports an integrated research process from the search for information to the acquisition & management of media. These include actively promoting open access publishing in its various forms & showcasing research output through their supervision. 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, 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. However, during the Corona Pandemic, most classes take place online in the home gym. 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 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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