Universität Duisburg-Essen

country rank  27
world rank  399

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University Overview

Founded in 2003, Universität Duisburg-Essen (University of Duisburg-Essen) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Essen (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. This institution also has a branch campus in Duisburg. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Universität Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Universität Duisburg-Essen (UDE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDE 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Duisburg-Essen
Acronym UDE
Founded 2003 Origins date back to 1654
Motto Offen im Denken
Open minded
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Universitätsstrasse 2
Essen
45141 North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
Tel +49 (201) 183 1
Fax +49 (201) 183 2151
Other locations Duisburg

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Universitätsstrasse 2 T02 S00 L12
Essen 45141
(201) 183 2014

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universität Duisburg-Essen's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen


Year of first Accreditation

2003


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Informatics/Computer Science, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN)
  • Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Study Programmes (AQAS)
  • Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA)
  • Accrediterungs-, Certifizierungs- und Qualitätssicherungs-Institut (ACQUIN)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Elektrochemischer Forschungsinstitutionen e.V. (AGEF)
  • International association for physical education in higher education (AIESEP)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Medienzentren an Hochschulen e.V. (AMH)
  • Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen (AQAS)
  • Akkreditierungsverbund für Ingenieurstudiengänge e.V. (AVI)
  • Center of Maritime Technologies e.V. (CMT)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Evaluation e.V. (DeGEval)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Gesellschaft für Medien in der Wissenschaft e.V. (GMW)
  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)
  • Innovationsallianz der NRW-Hochschulen e.V.
  • International Research Universities Network (IRUN)
  • Landesrektorenkonferenz NRW (LRK)
  • NanoMat
  • Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI)
  • German Society for Maritime Technology e.V. (STG)
  • University alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr)
  • Zentren für Kommunikation und Informationsverarbeitung in Lehre und Forschung e.V (ZKI)

Academic Structure


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