University of Göttingen Ranking and Address

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University of Göttingen Information

The University of Göttingen is lovingly referred to as the Georgia Augusta (full name Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), and was established in the year of 1734. The University of Göttingen ranking is the 4th best university in Germany, and 69th in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include University of Munich, Heidelberg University, University of Bonn, Technical University Munich, and University of Frankfurt. Similarly ranked European Universities include Uppsala University, EPFL, University of Helsinki, and the University of Copenhagen.

It is a very successful university and has over 40 Nobel prize winners associated with it, most of these were from before the second world war in a period known as the Göttingen Nobel prize wonder. Some of the prominent faculty and students associated with the university include Max Planck, Beno Gutenberg, Max Born, Felix Klein, the Brothers Grimm, Otto von Bismarck and Edmund Husserl amongst many.

The university offers 130 different courses within the ten faculties at the university, the faculties are as follows:

Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Chemistry
Faculty of Mathematics
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Forestry
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Geo-sciences

The library of the University of Göttingen contains over 4.5 million volumes and 16,000 Journals spread over 143 specific libraries on campus. Perhaps the most famous holding of the university library is the Gutenberg Bible, which is a UNESCO world treasure item. It is planned to make this available to the public by digitizing the content.

University of Göttingen Address

Georg-August University of Göttingen
Goßlerstr. 9
37073 Göttingen

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Ranking and Quick Facts

University of Göttingen ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
European (Jiaotong) ranking of
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
2500 /13,400 (including university hospital)
Number of foreign students (if known)
~ 2900
Coimbra Group;EUA


University of Göttingen; German University List

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