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Universität Paderborn

  • Warburger Straße 100
  • 33098 Paderborn
  • Phone: +49 5251 60-0
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 1972
Total number of Students 20,381
Students at this campus 20,381
Semester contribution 311,38 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
9.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
22.6 %
Humanities, Languages
33.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
28.2 %
Other studies
6.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
45.0 %
Master's degree
18.2 %
Teacher qualification degree
36.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.5 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Single-tier campus library; over 1.8 million media, high proportion of electronic media; central work and study stations at the university, open 107 hours / week; Individual and group work stations, WiFi, printing, scanning and copying stations, automatic teller machine; catalogue on search engine technology; catalogue enrichment (indexed tables of contents); linking technologies; open access support: Publication service, DOI, ORCID, DEAL; digitalisation infrastructure; support for teaching and studying; electronic seminar apparatus; target group specific. Information literacy events more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Korean. 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 NRW. People from outside the university can participate in the sports programme. Extensive weekend programme; Variety; Trend sports; Particular focus on health-enhancing measures for students and employees (mobile massage, preventive sports programme, health training for employees aged 35+, break-time exercises, beneFIT, recharge); health training centre with 600 places, golf academy with driving range and 18-hole golf course on campus, indoor climbing wall, health pass for students. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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