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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Wilhelmsplatz 1
37073 Göttingen
Telephone: +49 551 39-0
http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/1.html

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BASIC INFORMATION
Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1737
Total number of Students 30,872
Students at this campus 30,872
Semester contribution 348,40 €
Public transport ticket is included.
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
CENTRAL SERVICES
Opening hours central student counselling please see university website (link below)
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Special features 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, Japanese, Swedish. more information »
Special features University Sports The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. 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 »
STUDENTS BY AREA OF STUDY
Medicine, Health Science 11.9%
Mathematics, Natural Sciences 19.6%
Law, Economic and Social Sciences 32.3%
Language, Civilisation Studies 17.6%
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science) 3.8%
Other studies 14.9%
TYPES OF DEGREES
Bachelor's degree 52.3%
Master's degree 21.4%
Teacher qualification degree 4.7%
Pre-Bologna degrees 19.9%
Other types of degrees 1.7%

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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.