University of Hamburg
Universitat Hamburg is the largest institution for research and education in the north of Germany. As one of the country`s largest universities, we offer a diverse course spectrum and excellent research opportunities. The University boasts numerous interdisciplinary projects in a broad range of subjects and an extensive partner network with leading institutions on a regional, national and international scale. Besides Climate, Earth, Environment, further successful key research areas include: Matter and the Universe, Neurosciences, Multilingualism, Governance, Infection Research, Structural Biology as well as Heterogeneity and Education.
With about 38,000 students, the Universität Hamburg is one of Germany`s largest universities. Approximately 650 of the 4,100 academic staff are full professors. With the diversity and tradition of its subjects and curriculum, the University of Hamburg perceives itself to be a gateway to the world of knowledge. We declare our goals as follows: • strengthening responsibility • internationalization • increasing quality • interdisciplinary cooperation • regional integration • open access to education and science In the tradition of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, the University realizes liberal-mindedness and tolerance, international cooperation and the universality of science. The University sees its educational task in the development of knowledge, decision-making ability, and the ability to communicate using scientific-based arguments. It should be a place of life-long learning for all people and a public forum for cultural, social and political discussion and contribute to public and societal duties in a sustainable way. Due to its wide spectrum of subjects and the quality of its academic standards, the University of Hamburg has a special responsibility to promote young academics. The members of the University want to fulfill their academic duties of research and teaching, education and training in academic independence. They wish to contribute to the development of a humane, democratic and just society and to offer men and women equal access to education and science.
Foundation year: 1919
Short name: UH
Faculty/Students Ratio: 58:1