University of Hannover - Leibniz Universität Hannover:
With a student population of 21,000, the University of Hannover is the largest higher education institution in Lower Saxony. Students can choose from more than 60 academic disciplines, with Diploma, Bachelor, Masters & Doctorate degree programs available. Our range of subjects extends from science and engineering via the arts, humanities and social sciences through to the fields of law and economics. This diversity of academic and scientific disciplines combines with high-quality research and excellent study conditions to make Hannover University an attractive option for students from all over Europe and the world.
Undergraduate & Post-Graduate Diplome & Degree Programs:
Nine faculties with more than 160 full-time and part-time degree courses make Leibniz Universität Hannover one of the largest higher education institutions in Lower Saxony. The University is united under the mutual goal of providing top quality in research and teaching. The joint goal the 1,100 academic employees and more than 300 professors is that of top quality in research and teaching.
- Architecture and Landscape Sciences
- Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science
- Economics and Management
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Mathematics and Physics
- Mechanical Engineering
- Natural Sciences
Why Study at the University of Hannover?
- Universality - Our strength is rooted in diversity
Our broad spectrum of subjects ranges from engineering and natural sciences, architecture and environmental planning, law, social sciences, economics and business administration to the humanities. Only few universities in Germany provide such a varied range of subjects. We are committed to further developing our profile, while attaching particular importance to interdisciplinary teaching and research.
- Creating new ideas - We are committed to excellence in teaching and research
In our eyes, teaching and research are closely interrelated. We create the best possible conditions to be attractive as a university both in Germany and abroad. By refining and developing our profile we aim to be part of the international elite, confidently competing for the best minds in research and teaching.
- Cooperation as a principle – We work as a team
Our research position is strengthened by regional cooperation agreements with other universities and research institutions. By working closely with industry we play our part in the development of region and state. We support transfer of technology, start-ups and continuing academic education. We maintain teaching and research partnerships with leading universities both nationally and internationally.
- Seeking the truth – We foster open-minded enquiry
Our goal is to educate students to be self-reliant, both intellectually and personally. We do this in a critical and constructive way, requiring creativity and an ability to take part in dialogue as a basis for innovation. We are open-minded and place great importance on internationalism in teaching and research. We integrate international students, employees, teaching staff and visitors, and support intercultural skills in all members of Leibniz Universität Hannover.
- Realising the potential of everyone – We open up opportunities
We lead the way in equal opportunities and will wholeheartedly pursue this objective. We support the skills of women and men in all areas. With our family-friendly conditions for studying and working we make it possible to combine studies, work and family.
- A special university ethos – We allow freedom
We support a university ethos which allows freedom for creativity, stimulates dialogue and integrates the disciplines. In our day to day activities we place value on transparent decision-making and partnership. Appropriate quality controls in teaching, research and administration help us to use our resources in the best possible way.
- Good facilities – We provide the support
We are service and goal-oriented. We ensure the best conditions for teaching and research by providing the necessary service, spatial and technical infrastructure required for communication and cooperation.
Hannover is not only the most central city in Germany, since it lies at the intersection of the most important traffic routes, but also is one of the greenest cities in Europe. It offers its inhabitants and, of course, the students as well, a broad range of cultural facilities, sporting activities, colourful festivals, interesting shopping and, naturally, a lot of green space for leisure.
Hannover University is an attractive option for students from all over Europe and the world. 4,000 of the approximate 21,000 students come from abroad, with the dormitories of the Student Administration Hannover (Studentenwerk Hannover) offering good and affordable housing.