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Universität Passau

  • Innstraße 41
  • 94032 Passau
  • Phone: +49 851 509-0
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 1973
Total number of Students 12,627
Students at this campus 12,627
Semester contribution 87,00 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
5.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
40.7 %
Humanities, Languages
32.1 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
20.6 %
Other studies
1.3 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
44.6 %
Master's degree
16.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
19.9 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
18.4 %
Other types of degrees
0.7 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: On the campus, the university library has 5 reading rooms with generous opening times and 1,300 workstations: Central Library; Nikolakloster; Economics; Computer Science/Mathematics; Juridicum; Stock: The stock of more than 2 million printed and digital media is constantly being expanded and can be researched using the ‘Passau Search Portal’.; Services: The university library is the central facility for the supply of literature and information for students, teaching staff and researchers at the University of Passau. New learning rooms with flexible furnishings and the library lounge are well-suited for group work and relaxation; free scanning possible in all reading rooms. Specialised individual guidance and a comprehensive training programme for students are key features. The extensive range of E-Books, E-Journals and databases is available to all members of the university community at any time via remote access, regardless of location. 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, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Latin, Turkish, Thai, Indonesian, Czech. Students are allowed to participate in the vhb foreign language programme (Russian). more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Additional offers from local clubs for students (selection), e.g. GOLFCLUB FREINBERG/courses offering proficiency licences; TENNIS DJK-TC Passau-Grubweg; TENNIS ROT-WEISS. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Sports facilities: Triple-use hall; Climbing wall; Fitness studio. Stadium complex with: Grass pitch (large), 400-m synthetic-surfaced running track, inline skating rink, basketball, long jump, soccarena, climbing rocks, beach volleyball court, grass pitch (small), tennis (all-weather courts). External sports facilities: Rowing & canoeing facilities, indoor swimming pool, Inntal climbing park (Neuburg am Inn), state vocational school, Golfclub Passau (Freinberg). Special offers: (Selection) rowing/canoeing on the Inn; Back fitness, fitness mix, etc.; ‘Soccarena’ (outdoor cage with floodlight); Capoeira, forró, among other things; Spinning courses; Sports: American football; badminton; basketball; billiards; body workout; boxing; ice hockey; fitness studio; functional fitness; football (university league);apparatus gymnastics; handball; interval training; judo; Ballet;climbing;running;lacrosse;kung fu;pilates;wrestling;rugby;swimming;spinning;dancing;table/tennis;volleyball;yoga;zumba more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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