Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Ranking

country rank: 44
world rank: 590

University Overview

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg) was founded in 1993 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the tiny city of Magdeburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), Saxony-Anhalt. Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (OvGU) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Kultusministerium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Land of Sachsen-Anhalt). In a variety of fields of study, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (OvGU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 26-year-old German university has a rigorous admission process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at OvGU.

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Ranking

University Identity

Name Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Acronym OvGU
Founded 1993
Motto Jetzt aber OvGU! Now it`s time for OvGU!
Colours Claret

University Location

Address Universitatsplatz 2 Magdeburg 39106 Saxony-Anhalt Germany
Tel +49 (391) 67 01
Fax +49 (391) 67 11132

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Universitatzplatz 2, Geb. 06 Magdeburg 39106 (391) 67 18 747

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)

Social Media

Wikipedia Article

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