University of Göttingen

Established in 1737, the University of Göttingen is a research university of international renown with a strong focus on research-based teaching. The university distinguishes itself through the diversity of its subject spectrum, its excellent facilities for the pursuit of scientific research, and the outstanding quality of the focus areas that define its profile.

Facts & Figures: 31,396 students, thereof 12 % international, over 12,268 staff, 13 faculties, 180 institutes, over 180 degree programs thereof 50+ in English medium, member of the Coimbra Group and U4 Network.

Ranking:   #11 in Germany, #112 in the world according to Times Higher Education World Ranking 2017. 45 Nobel Laureates woked or studies in Göttingen. 

Göttingen Research Campus: A vibrant exchange of ideas and synergistic partnerships in research and education: together, the University of Göttingen and internationally renowned research institutions make up the Göttingen Research Campus — that is arguably unique in Germany in terms of its breadth and depth. The Göttingen Spirit: Fostering creativity, innovation, providing freedom for new thinking and collaboration.

 

Education Profile: Excellent, research-based education and training, state-of-the-art facilities, libraries, IT services, language center and sports facilities, student and staff exchange with international partners.180 degree programs thereof 50+ English-Medium, Graduate Schools offer structured PhD programme in cooperation with the local non-university research institutions.

Studying in Göttingen:The University of Göttingen is continually strengthening its position as a prime location for undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world. All university buildings and facilities are located within walking distance. Accommodation for 5000 students in hostels and excellent canteens run by students union allow for high quality life at low cost.

Financial Info: nominal Tuition Fees: €500/semester, Moderate Living Costs, ca. €600-700/month, Limited Fellowships are available via Erasmus Mundus Action 2 and DAAD programs.

India Office: India is a priority country in the University of Göttingen’s international strategy and academic cooperation activities. The main objective of the India Office, established in 2008 and located at the University of Pune campus, is to facilitate, coordinate and support the academic exchange activities and cooperation projects with partner institutions in India. The office serves as a focal point for the implementation of strategic measures, networking, meetings and discussions for faculty, students, alumni and representatives from university, funding organizations, research labs and industry.