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University of Hamburg

Germany

155th US-News World Ranking

University of Hamburg Background and History

The University of Hamburg was founded in 1919 in Hamburg, Germany. It’s the most significant research and education institution in Northern Germany and one of the largest universities in Germany.  It has produced six Nobel Prize winners and many scholars.

The institution is ranked in the global top 200 universities by ranking systems such as the Times Higher Education Ranking, the Shanghai Ranking and the CWTS Leiden Ranking, placing it among the top 1% of global universities.

University of Hamburg Programs, Courses, and Schools

The annual admission of about 7,000 first-year students contributes to the current total of 41,000 students, out of which 6,000 graduate every year, including around 900 with a doctorate. Students can choose from 149 different majors who are offered by six faculties. 

University of Hamburg Campuses

The University has over 180 properties in Hamburg. The State and University Library Hamburg, the Audimax and many other teaching buildings are all established in that area. The second cluster of university buildings is arranged around Martin Luther King Square in the same quarter. 

University of Hamburg Achievements

The QS World University Rankings and Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities place Hamburg among the national top 15 and global top 250 universities as of 2017

University of Hamburg USP

The University of Hamburg oversees three museums, the Zoological Museum Hamburg, the Mineralogical Museum Hamburg and the Museum of Geology and Paleontology Hamburg. All of them are located on the central campus grounds. It is also one of the two founding members of the China-EU School of Law in China, which contains 16 member institutions for providing mid-career training, master's degree and joint doctoral research in China-European Law.

University of Hamburg Notable Alumni

Notable alumni of the university include J. Hans D. Jensen – Winner of Nobel Prize in Physics, Hans Adolf Krebs – Winner of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and Juergen Fitschen – Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank from 2009-2016.

University of Hamburg Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.8
GPA
30
IB
70
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: No Tuition; Semester contribution:  333

 

Deadlines

Bachelor’s application period

For winter semester: 1 June to 15 July

For summer semester: 1 December to 15 January

Master’s application period

For summer semester: 1 December to 15 January

For winter semester: 1 June to 15 July

For international master's programs: 15 February to 31 March

University of Hamburg Rankings

Global

155
US News
228
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
135
Times Higher Education
167
GTU Rank

Regional

Germany
7
US News
11 -21
Shanghai
14
Times Higher Education

Regional

Europe
57
US News
58
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
42900

Students

University Stats
5300

Faculty Strength

University Stats
8

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
300

Tuition Fees

University Stats
10200

Living Cost

University Stats
75

Other Fees

University Stats
2.8

Avg. GPA

University Stats
30

Avg. IB

University Stats
70
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in EUR

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