Founded in 1737, the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (UGOE) is a comprehensive research university with a high international reputation with a strong focus on research-driven teaching. UGOE prides itself on being a global university and the ambition to extend its international reputation by concentrating on its special strengths such as Internationalization; research-based teaching and learning; Interdisciplinarity; Autonomy; and Cooperation with non-university institutions.
In its constantly expanding range of Master’s and Ph.D. programs the University cultivates excellence and offers proximity to research. Study programmes run in English, bi-national degrees and compulsory periods spent abroad prepare graduates for the international job market. Doctoral training in Göttingen is concentrated in structured programmes based at 4 Graduate Schools: Georg August University School of Science (GAUSS) – Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG), Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen (GSGG), and Graduate School Forest and Agricultural Sciences (GFA). The four Graduate Schools provide the organisational superstructure for the research training groups, doctoral programmes and International Max-Planck Research Schools. The aim of these schools is to optimise the research- and learning conditions for doctoral candidates, offering intensive supervision and a range of seminars designed to advance the training of first-class scientists and scholars.
More than 30,000 young people currently study at the University, some 13.04% of whom are from abroad – a clear demonstration of the pull that the University has long exerted internationally. UGOE offers more than 200 courses in English. There are 2 BSc, 38 MSc, and 36 Ph.D. international degree programs offered at the UGOE.
Göttingen, the "small major city": Almost 128,000 inhabitants and 31,000 students and 12,000 university staff. There is a lot going on in this university city full of tradition and international. Please click on the following link to get to know more about the student life in Göttingen:
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