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Universität Greifswald

  • Domstraße 11
  • 17487 Greifswald
  • Phone: +49 3834 420-0
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 1456
Total number of Students 10,288
Students at this campus 10,288
Semester contribution 116,00 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
21.9 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
28.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.1 %
Humanities, Languages
16.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
0.0 %
Other studies
2.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
29.8 %
Master's degree
16.7 %
Teacher qualification degree
12.9 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
39.9 %
Other types of degrees
0.8 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Greifswald University Library is the central place of learning and study for the University’s students and researchers. In addition to 2.5 million printed books, it also offers an increasing number of electronic resources. All four locations are located centrally and close to the respective departments and thus offer short journeys to the literature. The central university library and the departmental library are open daily until midnight and offer a large number of work stations. The RFID booking allows the lending and return of media throughout the opening hours. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Japanese, Arabic. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students of the University of Greifswald can use the sports programs of other universities, if the other universities approve. We also work with the other state schools and universities on joint formats and competitive forms. Participation is subject to fees. In addition to the public and urban sports areas, our own sports field, several sports rooms, own calisthenics facility and fitness studio provide sufficient space for our approx. 300 courses per semester. Besides, Greifswald is located on the Baltic Sea. This outstanding natural location beside the Bay of Greifswald, on Ryck and on the Danish Wiek permit a wide range of water sports, as well as many courses on the water, on the beach and in the varied nature and the surrounding health and relaxation spas. Intramural tournaments, workshops and excursions complement our programme. Sports: We offer nearly 100 sports in a variety of disciplines, from A for aikido to Z for zumba. Games , fitness, trend, dance and martial arts and other areas of emphasis in water sports and health sports. Indoors and outdoors, but online as well. Instructional courses, free play, workshops and competitions. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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