University of Göttingen

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The University of Göttingen is an internationally renowned research university. Founded in 1737 in the Age of Enlightenment, the University is committed to the values of social responsibility of science, democracy, tolerance and justice.

It offers a comprehensive range of subjects across 13 faculties: in the natural sciences, humanities, social sciences and medicine. With over 30,000 students and offering up to 212 degree programmes, the University is one of the largest in Germany.

A close cooperation with independent research institutes such as five Max Planck Institutes on the Göttingen campus allows for a vibrant exchange of ideas and synergistic partnerships in research and education. Göttingen students profit from different libraries, laboratories, facilities, and a multitude of campus resources. The University emphasises international cooperation and has active agreements with almost 500 institutions of higher education and offers a wide variety of exchange and scholarship opportunities for international students and scholars. Website:

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