Georg-August-University Goettingen

About the University of Goettingen

The University of Göttingen enjoys an excellent reputation as a university with great strengths (90th position in the Shanghai-Ranking worldwide, fourth among the German universities.) It is one of the nine promoted universities in the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Government and is one of the three German universities with exemplary and innovative concepts in the framework of the “New Ways Ahead in Teacher Training” programme (Central Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation). Recently, three liaison offices were set up in Pune (India), Nanjing (China) and Seoul (South Korea), increasing the international visibility of the Göttingen Research Campus. In addition, the University of Göttingen participates in prestigious networks, like the Coimbra-Group and also maintains a worldwide alumni network. 

Research focus areas

The University of Göttingen is an internationally renowned university placing emphasis on research and research-based teaching. The University is distinguished by the outstanding quality in its priority research areas, by its remarkable diversity of disciplines, especially in the humanities, and by a strong and deeply anchored interdisciplinarity in the natural and life sciences.

At Georg-August-Universität Göttingen much cutting-edge research is done not only in the natural sciences but in the humanities as well. Many-facetted evaluations of research quality and volume by the Scientific Commission of the state of Lower Saxony have provided proof of this statement for many fields. The University´s research report provides insight into the whole range of excellent research activities.

Research Support at the University of Göttingen

The University of Göttingen has the opportunity to grant research support or partially fund necessary trips, excursions or scientific events. The Universitätsbund funds the amelioration of contact between the University and the public. The Georg-August-Universität Foundation provides seed money in the application phase of large research projects.

Europlata University Contact

Sabine Schreiner
 International Office
Georg-August-University Göttingen
Von- Siebold-Str. 4
37075 Göttingen, Germany