University of Hamburg

Public University

Hamburg, Germany

Founded on 28th March 1919, after growing out of the earlier General lecture system, the Colonial Institute of Hamburg, and the Academic Gymnasium, the University of Hamburg is a comprehensive university located in Hamburg, Germany. Currently, the university has expanded over the years to become nor Read more

Highlights of University of Hamburg

  • The Hamburg State and University Library Carl von Ossietzky, established in 1479, is the largest academic library in Hamburg and houses over 5 million volumes. It is also used by the city-state as a legal deposit and archive.
  • The University of Hamburg does not charge tuition fees for the vast majority of its programmes.
  • The university has recently expanded its existing collaboration with the University of Groningen. 
  • First Rate: Universität Hamburg now a University of Excellence.
  • The famous figures Otto Stern, Wolfgang Pauli, and Isidore Rabi have taught and researched at the University.
  • In 2019, the University of Hamburg was inducted into German Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments, a competition for top-level university research funding in Germany.

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