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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 29,439
Students at this campus 29,439
Semester contribution 433,11 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
17.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.4 %
Humanities, Languages
8.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
35.8 %
Other studies
6.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
51.6 %
Master's degree
29.2 %
Teacher qualification degree
11.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
7.9 %
Other types of degrees
0.3 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: TIB (Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library) Conti-Campus; TIB Technology/Natural Sciences; TIB Social Sciences; TIB History/Religious Studies; TIB Rethen; Stock: 9.4 million media items; 63,500 journals (of which electronic: 54,100); 17.1 million patents, norms and standards; 6,281 specialist databases on campus; Services: TIB is the world’s largest library specialising in the field of technology and natural sciences; The five sites, with over 1,800 individual and group workspaces, are open up to 102 hours/week.; With the AV-Portal, TIB www.av.tib.eu offers a platform for currently 36,000 quality-checked scientific videos in science and teaching; TIB has numerous services that assist scientists and research institutions with publishing and scientific work. 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, Swedish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, German Sign Language. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students and staff of Leibniz University Hanover can also use the university sports facilities of the member universities that belong to the University Sports Federation of Lower Saxony/Bremen (HVNB). Cf.www.hochschulsport-nord.de/ Participation is subject to charges. 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 university 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. During the coronavirus pandemic, the Hanover university sports department offers an online sports programme. Sports: Approximately 100 sports disciplines, from ball and racquet sports, budo and martial arts, fitness, dance, boating, swimming, running and athletics, movement arts, rollers and wheels, snow sports, E-Sports, children’s and family sports, climbing, sports excursions, climbing hall, gym more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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