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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen



  • Wilhelmsplatz 1
  • 37073 Göttingen
  • Phone: +49 551 39-0
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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 1737
Total number of Students 30,723
Students at this campus 30,723
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 336,95 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
12.1 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
19.5 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
32.5 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
17.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
3.6 %
Other studies
15.2 %

Types of degrees

Bachelor's
52.2 %
Master's
21.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
20.2 %
Other types of degrees
6.4 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
With almost 7.7 million media items the SUB (State and University Library) Göttingen is one of the largest libraries in Germany. The nine sites are distributed over the entire campus. The centrepiece is the main library: A variety of workspaces and up-to-date book stock are available daily until late at night at this modern place of learning. The building, boasting magnificent architecture, is used by an average of around 5,500 visitors every day. The library has been conferred numerous awards for its services. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. For students attending the institution, cooperation with the Universities of Kassel, Jena and Osnabrück is possible for winter sports trips. The programme is open to: PFH Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen; Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Göttingen (VWA); HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts. University climbing hall; university swimming pool with sauna and spa area; university fitness and health centre; university boathouse; largest UNI-league in Germany with over 80 teams; acquisition of credit points in key qualifications in the field of the university sports programme is also possible; varied selection of excursions. Approx. 17,000 users. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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