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University of Gottingen (gottingen)

Gottingen, Lower Saxony
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Times Higher Education 123
Shanghai 99
About University
Type Of University Public–Unspecified
Established Year 1734
Degree Offered Masters, Bachelors
Admission Session Not Available
University Description
The Göttingen Academy of Sciences, which was founded in 1751, played a major role in the rise of Göttingen to become a scientific center of European importance. While elsewhere universities as teaching establishments on the one hand and academies as research institutes on the other remained strictly separated, in Göttingen both institutions were closely linked with one another from the beginning. Academic research and university teaching were able to stimulate each other directly and directly. On July 19, 1766, Benjamin Franklin attended the Academy, which he had recently joined as a foreign member. Due to the clever purchase policy of the library director Heyne, the Göttingen University Library became a leader in Germany. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who used the library in the summer of 1801, called it a "Capital,In the other academic subjects important scholars worked or studied in Göttingen: the philosopher Edmund Husserl, his student Edith Stein, the historians Karl Brandi and Perc
Top 5 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • University of Göttingen are relatively low since there are no tuition fees on top of the administrative fees.
  • The largest and most important provider of scholarships for international students is the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
  • The University of Göttingen awards partial scholarships as part of a private-public partnership. All students enrolled at the University (except doctoral students), can apply for the “Deutschschlandstipendium” and “Niedersachsenstipendien”.
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  • There are two health insurance systems in Germany: statutory health insurance (also known as public health insurance or GKV) and private health insurance (PKV).
Male Female Ratio 50 : 50
All Students 31,654
International Students 4,129
Acceptance Ratio

Not Available

University website
Size of University Large
University Setting Urban
Major City Brunswick
Nearest Airports Kassel (42 Miles)
Geographic Region Not Available
University Address Wilhelmsplatz 1, Gottingen, 37073
Location & Weather
Average Monthly Temperature
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
-18.89 -16.11
-2 3
-18.89 -15.56
-2 4
-17.22 -12.78
1 9
-16.11 -11.11
3 12
-13.89 -7.78
7 18
-11.67 -6.11
11 21
-11.11 -5
12 23
-11.11 -5
12 23
-12.22 -7.22
10 19
-14.44 -10.56
6 13
-16.67 -13.89
2 7
-17.78 -15.56
0 4
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