Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg Ranking

country rank: 7
world rank: 169

University Overview

Universität Hamburg (University of Hamburg) was founded in 1919 and is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the city of Hamburg (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Universität Hamburg (UHH) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Hamburg Behörde für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Gleichstellung (Hamburg Authority for Science, Research and Equality). Universität Hamburg (UHH) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 101-year-old German university has a selective admissions policy based on students’ previous academic records and grades. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. UHH also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Universität Hamburg Ranking

University Identity

Name Universität Hamburg
Acronym UHH
Founded 1919
Motto Der Forschung, der Lehre, der Bildung To Research, to Teach, to Educate and Form
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Mittelweg 177 Hamburg 20148 Hamburg Germany
Tel +49 (40) 42838-0
Fax +49 (40) 42838-6594

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 available
Admission Office Rothenbaumchaussee 36 Hamburg 20146 (40) 42838 2353

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
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 Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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