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About University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen — public non-profit university. It is located in Duisburg, Germany. It is a young higher education institution, as it was opened in 2003. As a part of European University Association (EUA), International Research Universities Network (IRUN), University of Duisburg-Essen is actively building the academic environment in Germany.

The university is one of the top-770 universities in the world. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 251 position in the world.

University of Duisburg-Essen does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor and master programs.

Location
Duisburg, Germany
Establishment year
2003
Students
41,728
International students
7,880
Female students
49%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#771-780
Rating THE
2023#251-300
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Life Sciences & Medicine362
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University of Duisburg-Essen tuition fees

The academic calendar at University of Duisburg-Essen is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Financial Aid
Yes

Study programs at University of Duisburg-Essen

Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Metallurgy and Metal Forming
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Computer Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Metallurgy and Metal Forming
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Engineering & Technology
Computer Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Metallurgy and Metal Forming
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Structural Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Other programs
Medicine
Environmental Toxicology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Medicine
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environmental Toxicology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Transnational Ecosystem-Based Water Management
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Water Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Toxicology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Economics & Business Management
Contemporary East Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Econometrics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Management and Technology of Water and Waste Water
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Modern East Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Contemporary East Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Development and Governance
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Econometrics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Modern East Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Computational Mechanics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Automation and Control Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Environmental Toxicology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Management and Technology of Water and Waste Water
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Mechanical Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Transnational Ecosystem-Based Water Management
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Automation and Control Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Communications Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Computational Mechanics
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Embedded Systems Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Show all
Other programs
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Admission to University of Duisburg-Essen

  • Bachelor. You cannot enter a German university after the 11th grade, because schooling there lasts longer than 11 years. First, you need to eliminate the academic difference. To do this, foreign students go through a preparatory year in special educational institutions — Studienkollegs.
  • Master. The academic performance of a student in an undergraduate program plays an important role in the selection of candidates.

University of Duisburg-Essen campus

The city campus of University of Duisburg-Essen provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Duisburg has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Student life at University of Duisburg-Essen is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

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