34 English Study Programs at Universität Hamburg

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

Universität Hamburg

13%
International students
University
Type
public
Status
43.000
Students

About the University

The University
Universität Hamburg is the largest institution for research and education in northern Germany. As one of the country’s largest universities, we offer a diverse range of degree programs and excellent research opportunities. The University boasts numerous interdisciplinary projects in a broad range of fields and an extensive partner network of leading regional, national, and international higher education and research institutions.

Sustainable science and scholarship
Universität Hamburg is committed to sustainability. All our faculties have taken great strides towards sustainability in both research and teaching.

Excellent research
As part of the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments, Universität Hamburg has been granted clusters of excellence for 4 core research areas: Advanced Imaging of Matter (photon and nanosciences), Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CliCCS) (climate research), Understanding Written Artefacts (manuscript research) and Quantum Universe (mathematics, particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology).

An equally important core research area is Infection Research, in which researchers investigate the structure, dynamics, and mechanisms of infection processes to promote the development of new treatment methods and therapies.

Outstanding variety: over 170 degree programs
Universität Hamburg offers approximately 170 degree programs within its eight faculties:
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Faculty of Psychology and Human Movement Science
Faculty of Business Administration (Hamburg Business School).
Universität Hamburg is also home to several museums and collections, such as the Zoological Museum, the Herbarium Hamburgense, the Geological-Paleontological Museum, the Loki Schmidt Garden, and the Hamburg Observatory.

History
Universität Hamburg was founded in 1919 by local citizens. Important founding figures include Senator Werner von Melle and the merchant Edmund Siemers. Nobel Prize winners such as the physicists Otto Stern, Wolfgang Pauli, and Isidor Rabi taught and researched at the University. Many other distinguished scholars, such as Ernst Cassirer, Erwin Panofsky, Aby Warburg, William Stern, Agathe Lasch, Magdalene Schoch, Emil Artin, Ralf Dahrendorf, and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, also worked here.

International Rankings

#135
Times Higher Education Ranking
#151-200
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
#223
QS World University Rankings

National Rankings

#27
Humboldt Ranking
#15
DFG-Ranking
2019
"University of Excellence"

Tuition fees

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

No Programs open for application

9 Programs open for application

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
79.4% local admission restriction (local NC)
17.6% no admission restriction
3% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

85.3% directly at University
14.7% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

4.5 (2 programs)

Minimum

70 (1 program)

Minimum

0 (15 programs)

Maximum

7 (2 programs)

Maximum

100 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (15 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

4.5 (2 programs)

Maximum

7 (2 programs)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

70 (1 program)

Maximum

100 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (15 programs)

Maximum

0 (15 programs)

Program Features

2-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Laws

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

73.5%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

26.5%

Location

Universität Hamburg

List of English-taught Study Programs offered by Universität Hamburg

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2 min

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Interlink business and sustainabilityFollow a career in business or academiaLive in a vibrant and sustainable metropolis
2 min

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Learn how social, economic, and political sciences are interlinkedResearch, policy, and other intriguing career prospectsLive and study in a vibrant metropolis
2 min

Universität Hamburg