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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 10,018
Students at this campus 10,018
Semester contribution 104,00 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
21.3 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
28.6 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.1 %
Humanities, Languages
16.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
0.0 %
Other studies
2.5 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
30.2 %
Master's degree
15.5 %
Teacher qualification degree
12.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
41.1 %
Other types of degrees
0.9 %

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. Offered languages: 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. Participation is subject to fees. Students have the opportunity to use the university sports program of the University of Greifswald. Over 70 sports are offered in the fields of fitness, sports games, health sports and martial arts. The outstanding natural location beside the Bay of Greifswald, on the river Ryck and on the Danish Wieck enable access to further water sports. Water sport is a special feature of the Greifswald university sports programme. Students can register for courses in dinghy sailing, windsurfing, rowing and canoeing. The fitness and health area also offers a comprehensive course program. more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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