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About GAU

University of Göttingen (GAU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Goettingen, Germany. The institution is proud of its long history, as it was founded in 1737. As a part of Coimbra Group, U4 University Network, GAU is actively building the academic environment in Germany.

GAU does research in different fields of study. You can find them on the official site.

LocationGoettingen, Germany
Establishment year1737
International students3,307
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GAU tuition fees

At GAU, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Studying at public institutions in Germany is free, regardless of the chosen program. Students pay only a semester fee. At GAU, it is about 683 USD per year. With the help of financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes
Semester fee683USD/year

Bachelor degree at GAU

Schooling in Germany lasts longer than in other countries. Therefore, it is impossible to enter a university immediately after the 11th grade — first, you need to eliminate the academic difference. There are special educational institutions for foreign students — Studienkollegs.

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GAU campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Goettingen. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. GAU regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

Campus TypeUrban

What to do after graduation

It is possible to stay in Germany for an additional 18 months after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without providing an offer from an employer. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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