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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University, public
Year of foundation
1828
Total number of Students
30,079
Students at this campus
29,028
Semester contribution
289.10 €
Tuition fees
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Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
9.8%
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
10.1%
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.4%
Humanities, Languages
4.5%
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
42.1%
Other studies
2.2%

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
26.5%
Master's degree
16.9%
Teacher qualification degree
14.3%
Pre-Bologna degrees
41.6%
Other types of degrees
0.8%

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

Locations: In total, more than 2,300 workstations at six locations; Main library with large reading room, modern group and individual workstations; SLUB Makerspace, TextLab; Workstations in green surroundings; Stock: One of the largest academic libraries in Germany, extensive textbook collection, numerous licensed specialist databases; Research in the SLUB catalogue with around 60 million objects; Services: We offer knowledge in all forms: from the Codex Dresdensis of the Maya to original manuscripts by Martin Luther to the very latest dissertations in all fields of science, from music manuscripts by Johann Sebastian Bach to design photos of the 1920s and the most up-to-date three-dimensional map programs. We share knowledge and connect people: In courses & workshops, discussion series, conversation concerts and the ‘Long Night of Science’! SLUB Makerspace, TextLab & Open Science Lab: Open experimental spaces for collaborative work and knowledge processes, community garden
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Finnish, Czech.
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programmes of other universities (depending on the admission conditions of the other university sports centres). Participation is subject to fees. Due to the pandemic, only online courses can be offered at this time.
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Last update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education