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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover

  • Welfengarten 1
  • 30167 Hannover
  • Phone: +49 511 762-0
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 1831
Total number of Students 29,676
Students at this campus 29,676
Semester contribution 408,47 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
18.1 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
30.5 %
Humanities, Languages
8.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
36.6 %
Other studies
6.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
54.5 %
Master's degree
27.1 %
Teacher qualification degree
10.1 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
7.7 %
Other types of degrees
0.6 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
The five sites of the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), with over 1,800 individual and group workspaces, are open up to 102 hours/week. The library offers access to almost 9 million media items including many specialist journals and digital documentation. As the main German specialist library for Technology, Architecture, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics, the TIB also provides technical information for national and international research and industry. It is the largest specialist library in the world for these subjects. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Swedish, German as a foreign language, German sign language. Latin and ancient Greek are offered at the historical seminar. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. The programme is open to: Hanover University of Applied Sciences, Hanover University of Veterinary Medicine, University of Music, Theatre and Media Hanover, Hanover Medical School, Leibniz Academy / Leibniz University of Applied Sciences, universities affiliated to the University Sports Association of Lower Saxony Bremen (HVNB). The Hanover university sports programme offers a wide range of activities including more than 100 different types of sport and 800 courses per semester. The vibrant SportCAMPUS is home to the new CAMPUSFit fitness studio, which is spread across a training area covering 750 m² and sets a high standard for varied and effective fitness training. In addition, the KletterCAMPUS climbing hall is another highlight on the property. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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