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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 27,591
Students at this campus 27,591
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 425,06 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
18.2 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
30.5 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
8.7 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
35.7 %
Other studies
6.9 %

Types of degrees

56.8 %
22.8 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
9.4 %
Other types of degrees
11.0 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
The five sites of the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), with over 1,700 individual and group workspaces, are open up to 95 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. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Ancient Greek, Swedish, German as a Foreign Language (DaF), German Sign Language. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The programme is open to Hochschule Hannover, Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Leibniz-Akademie/Leibniz Fachhochschule, Fachhochschule für die Wirtschaft, universities affiliated with the university sports federation for Lower Saxony/Bremen (HVNB). The Hanover university sports programme offers a wide range of activities including about 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. The KletterCAMPUS climbing hall is another highlight of the property. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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