University of Freiburg

Germany

Public

University of Freiburg

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Public

June-July

Intakes

39.7:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

47:53

Male: Female Ratio

33%

Acceptance Rate

June-July

Intakes

39.7:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

47:53

Male: Female Ratio

33%

Acceptance Rate

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Freiburg Cathedral was the site of the founding of a university in 1457. The "Albertina" was established as a complete university that included all of the time's significant faculties, including theology, law, medicine, and philosophy. It was created with the intention of educating young theologians and administrators. Freiburg is now Germany's fifth-oldest university, with a long history of teaching the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and technology, as well as a national and international academic reputation. The university is affiliated with U15, European University Association (EUA), International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU) and League of European Research Universities (LERU). The University of Freiburg's research and teaching quality is routinely recognized in national and international university rankings. It is now regarded as the ninth best German university by QS World University Rankings (fifth best comprehensive university, ranked 169th internationally). It is ranked 76th globally and 5th nationally in the latest Times Higher Education World Universities Ranking. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Freiburg is known around the world for its ancient old town, the Black Forest mountains, recreational value, strong environmental requirements, and, of course, the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität. The university is situated in the city's core. Students will be a part of one of Germany's greatest universities if they study in the sustainable and green Black Forest Metropolis of Freiburg: 290 degree programs will prepare them to address future social and scientific issues in the best possible way. The university offers bachelors and masters programs in various disciplines.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

It has won numerous accolades as one of Germany's greatest universities in national contests for its outstanding research and teaching. The institution provides a creative and inspirational environment in which to learn, research, and live for its approximately 25,000 students. At the University of Freiburg, a number of well-known philosophers, renowned academics, and Nobel laureates have taught and conducted research. The university's recent achievement in the "Excellence" contests, in 2007 for research and 2009 for instruction, affirms its status as one of the world's premier universities. Approximately 80,000 alumni from all over the world are in contact with the University of Freiburg. Some of the notable ones are: Martin Heidegger, German philosopher, Mario Molina, Mexican chemist and Hans Krebs, German-British physician.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Over 24,000 students from more than 100 countries are enrolled in 180 degree programs across 11 faculties of the University of Freiburg. Every day, over 7,000 professors and lecturers, as well as many other staff, put in their best effort. The university offers a really global and diversified culture with around 3,500 international students. For the energetic student, the area surrounding Freiburg offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including skiing, hiking, cycling, and mountain riding, to name a few. In addition, the university sports club offers a variety of sporting activities and courses to students. Some of the top recruiters of the university’s graduates are Roche, Selbständig, Novartis and Bosch.

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International Students %

16%

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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CourseDurationFee/Year
MSc in Economics24 Months-
MSc in Environmental Sciences24 Months-
MSc in mathematics24 Months-
MSc in BWL (Public and Non-Profit Management)24 Months-
MSc in Microsystems Engineering24 Months-
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MSc in Chemistry24 Months-
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MSc in Computer Science24 Months-

Scholarships

Deutschland Stipendium program offers financial and non-material support to high-performing students from across the globe.

Eligibility

Applicant must be studying or commencing studies at UG or PG-level degree at the institution and should have proficiency certificate in English or German language.

Applicability

An applicant’s entire personality is taken into account during the selection process, from academic excellence to personal achievements. Applicants must directly apply to the university, they are getting enrolled.

These scholarship are for international students from the 4th semester.

Eligibility

International students enrolled at the University of Freiburg enrolled in a full-time program.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is for international students enrolled in a full-time program.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

It is offered to students who excel in their chosen field and wish to study abroad.

Eligibility

Applicants who want to pursue a full-time master’s, MPhil, or doctorate program.

Applicability

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through an online application available on the official website.

This scholarship is awarded to international doctoral students who are about to finish their doctorate (maximum 6 months until submission).

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted by the students.

Application Process

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The costs for each semester are 1,500 euros. (INR 1,28,245). Additionally, the regular semester payment (currently 161 Euro per semester) must be paid.
The costs for each semester are 1,500 euros. (INR 1,28,245). Additionally, the regular semester payment (currently 161 Euro per semester) must be paid.
They cordially invite students to participate in their English-Taught Programs at the University of Freiburg. They provide high-quality education in cutting-edge subjects while also ensuring a positive learning environment.
They cordially invite students to participate in their English-Taught Programs at the University of Freiburg. They provide high-quality education in cutting-edge subjects while also ensuring a positive learning environment.
It has won numerous accolades as one of Germany's greatest universities in national contests for its outstanding research and teaching. The institution provides a creative and inspirational environment in which to learn, research, and live for its approximately 25,000 students.
It has won numerous accolades as one of Germany's greatest universities in national contests for its outstanding research and teaching. The institution provides a creative and inspirational environment in which to learn, research, and live for its approximately 25,000 students.
You can apply for most subjects of study at the University of Freiburg immediately online. Depending on the type of degree you want to pursue and your specific situation, you will be directed to the appropriate course of action (first semester application, advanced semester, German high school diploma or non-German high school diploma, etc). The departments of human medicine, pharmaceutics, and dentistry are exceptions. You must apply for these courses at www.hochschulstart.de.
You can apply for most subjects of study at the University of Freiburg immediately online. Depending on the type of degree you want to pursue and your specific situation, you will be directed to the appropriate course of action (first semester application, advanced semester, German high school diploma or non-German high school diploma, etc). The departments of human medicine, pharmaceutics, and dentistry are exceptions. You must apply for these courses at www.hochschulstart.de.
No. There is a specific cut-off period for those fields that have access limitations. As a result, any documents submitted after the application deadline will be rejected. Only timely admission to an advanced semester allows for the provision of course credits and grades during the semester (for the winter semester it is until September 20; for the summer semester it is March 20 at the latest).
No. There is a specific cut-off period for those fields that have access limitations. As a result, any documents submitted after the application deadline will be rejected. Only timely admission to an advanced semester allows for the provision of course credits and grades during the semester (for the winter semester it is until September 20; for the summer semester it is March 20 at the latest).

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