University of Göttingen or Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (GAU) - public higher education institution in Germany. The history of GAU can be traced back to1737 . It has an urban campus located in Goettingen.

University ranking. University of Göttingen is in the top 10 universities of Germany. University of Göttingen is a highly renowned educational institution in Germany and abroad. It is very proud of its long history and rich traditions. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Chemistry». The university is among the top 200 in the quality of education.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process is based on the certificate of previous education provided by the applicant and academic performance. University of Göttingen chose to divide its academic year into semesters. Foreign students who wish to obtain their bachelor’s at University of Göttingen will be happy to know that the cost of some programs can be as low as 1000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies will cost you less than 1000 USD. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. On the official website of the university ( you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. University of Göttingen is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 27,000 students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. Local students have the opportunity to work with foreigners. 12% of students come from abroad. The university has more than 3 thousand teachers. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, which might tell you more about the day to day life of GAU.

Infrastructure of GAU. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them.
Ranking   130   5
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Country Germany
City Goettingen
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
675 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
675 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
675 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
675 USD/year.
Living expenses $644 -1,243 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1737
Abbreviation GAU
Teachers 3,499
Students 27,556
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
For the good of all
• Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur
• Coimbra Group
• U4 University Network
World ranking 130
Country ranking 5
Academic Reputation 125
Quality of teaching 157
International Faculty 314
International Students 386
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 183
Life Sciences and Medicine 137
Natural Science 128
Social Sciences and Management 354
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 151
Chemistry 51
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 130
QS World University Rankings 169
ARWU Academic Ranking 101
Alternative title
English University of Göttingen
Russian Геттингенский университет
Arabic جامعة غوتنغن
German Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Spanish Universidad de Gotinga
French Université de Göttingen
Japanese ゲッティンゲン大学
Korean 괴팅겐대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Gotinga
Chinese 哥廷根大学
cy Prifysgol Göttingen
ms Universiti Göttingen
it Università Georg-August di Gottinga
Ukrainian Геттінгенський університет
hi गटिङेन विश्वविद्यालय
ca Universitat de Göttingen
nl Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
th มหาวิทยาลัยเกิททิงเงิน
sl Univerza v Göttingenu
tr Göttingen Üniversitesi
eu Göttingengo Unibertsitatea
gl Universidade de Gotinga
fi Göttingenin Georg-August-yliopisto
hr Sveučilište u Göttingenu
hu Göttingeni Egyetem
pl Uniwersytet w Getyndze
id Universitas Georg August Göttingen
sv Göttingens universitet
fa دانشگاه گوتینگن
ro Universitatea Georg-August din Göttingen
ga Ollscoil Göttingen
vi Đại học Göttingen
bg Гьотингенски университет
ml യൂണിവേഴ്സിറ്റി ഓഫ് ഗോട്ടിൻജൻ
he אוניברסיטת גטינגן
bn গ্যোটিঙেন বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
ur جامعہ گوٹنجن
el Πανεπιστήμιο του Γκέτινγκεν
da Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
sr Универзитет у Гетингену
cs Univerzita v Göttingenu
hy Գյոթինգենի համալսարան
az Göttingen Universiteti
be Гётынгенскі ўніверсітэт
et Göttingeni ülikool
ka გეტინგენის უნივერსიტეტი
is Georg-August-háskólinn í Göttingen
fy Georg-August-Universiteit
lt Getingeno universitetas
lv Getingenes Universitāte
mk Гетингенски универзитет
nb Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
nn Universitetet i Göttingen
ba Гёттинген университеты
gd Oilthigh Göttingen
uz Gyottingen universiteti
tl Unibersidad ng Göttingen
tg Донишгоҳи Гёттинген
sw Chuo Kikuu cha Göttingen
af Universiteit van Göttingen
old University of Goettingen
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University of Göttingen - Official Description

Georg-August University of Goettingen was founded in 1737. As an institution is resulted from the critical spirit of the Enlightenment. Georgia Augusta succeeded in producing or offering temporary scientific shelter to world-class researchers throughout the ages who have contributed to the University's international reputation in the natural sciences as well as in the arts. Goettingen is linked with over 40 Nobel Prize winners who researched and lived here during their times. The high standard of research and research-based teaching provides continuing inspiration to expanding the University's excellence as it faces the challenges confronting universities in the 21st century. Reform projects in research, teaching and administration provide a firm basis for the future.

Description of Georg August University Göttingen

Founded in 1737, the University of Göttingen is a research university of international renown with strong focuses in research-led teaching. The University is distinguished by the rich diversity of its subject spectrum particularly in the humanities, its excellent facilities for the pursuit of scientific research, and the outstanding quality of the areas that define its profile.

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