University of Magdeburg





The Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg was founded in 1993 and is one of the youngest German universities. It was formed in a merger of the existing Technical University, the Teacher Training College and the Medical School. The University now comprises 9 faculties and almost 13,800 students. Its nine faculties are: Mechanical Engineering, Process & Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering & IT, Computer Science, Mathematics, natural Sciences, Medicine, Humanities & Education and Economics & Management.

In recent years, research at the University has gone through a decisive change, from applied to innovative pure research. Among the many areas represented are the neurosciences, immunology, non-linear systems, new materials, processes and products, computational visualistics, social transformation and communication & culture in particular. The University's Medical School provides the base for 1.300 trainee medics as well as health care for the citizens of Saxony Anhalt.

Courses offered through English


The university has a limited number of rooms on campus. Alternatively, it works with an independent provider of student housing. You should budget for about €200 per month