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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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Founded in 1734, the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Georg-August University of Göttingen) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Göttingen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (GAUG) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (GAUG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 289-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GAUG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Control Typepublic


Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Entity Typenon-profit


Georg-August-Universität Göttingen' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Georg-August University of Göttingen
Acronym GAUG
Founded 1734
Motto In Publica Commoda
For the Good of All

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University Location

Address Wilhelmsplatz 1
37073 Lower Saxony
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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Phone Number +49 (551) 390
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Fax Number +49 (551) 39 4135

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's admission information.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Georg-August-Universität Göttingen a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Admission Office Admission Office

Studium International
Göttingen 37073
(551) 39 44 55
(551) 39 12486

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 3,500-3,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Control Type Control Type

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is a public higher education institution.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Entity Type Entity Type

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is a non-profit higher education institution.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Library

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's main services:

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Georg-August-Universität Göttingen's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Coimbra Group
  • U4 Network
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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