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Universität Passau

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Founded in 1973, the Universität Passau (University of Passau) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Passau (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Bavaria. Officially recognized by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art), Universität Passau (UNIPASSAU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Universität Passau (UNIPASSAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 50-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. UNIPASSAU 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


Universität Passau's Control Typepublic


Universität Passau's Entity Typenon-profit


Universität Passau' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universität Passau's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Passau
Founded 1973
Colours Orange and gray

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University Location

Address Innstrasse 41
94032 Bavaria
Universität Passau's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universität Passau Phone Number +49 (851) 5090
Universität Passau Fax Number +49 (851) 509 1005

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 Universität Passau'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 Universität Passau'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 Universität Passau'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 Universität Passau.

Universität Passau: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universität Passau's admission information.

Universität Passau's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universität Passau's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universität Passau a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universität Passau's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universität Passau's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of Passau has more than 1,100 international students.

Universität Passau's Admission Office Admission Office

Studierendensekretariat, Innstrasse 41
Passau 94032
(851) 509 1127

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universität Passau.

Universität Passau's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universität Passau has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universität Passau's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Universität Passau's Control Type Control Type

Universität Passau is a public higher education institution.

Universität Passau's Entity Type Entity Type

Universität Passau is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universität Passau's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Universität Passau's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universität Passau does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universität Passau's main facilities:

Universität Passau's Library University Library

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Universität Passau's Housing University Housing

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

Universität Passau's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

Universitšt Passau offers a range of sport activities and facilities for its students and staff. For detailed information about these offerings, please visit:

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universität Passau's main services:

Universität Passau'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.

Universität Passau's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Universitšt Passau offers various study abroad opportunities. You can find more information about these opportunities at the following URL:

Universität Passau's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Universität Passau's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universität Passau'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.

Universität Passau's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universität Passau is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universität Passau's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Insitute (AQUIN)
  • Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Informatics/Computer Science, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • 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

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universität Passau 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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