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Welcome to Osnabrück University!

Welcome to Osnabrück University!

Osnabrück University, founded in 1974, is a young, vibrant university in northwest Germany that is renowned for its research and teaching in the areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Law and Business Administration/Economics. The University provides ideal conditions for over 12.500 students and PhD students to learn and conduct research.


Summer School 2016 - Apply now!

In 2016, Osnabrück University offers three Summer Schools. All of them have a joint cultural program as well as a course specific program.

Information for refugees

Language development courses, occasional studies, leisure activities: Osnabrück University has developed a range of offers and initiatives in a bid to offer practical assistance and support for refugees in and around Osnabrück.

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Visiting scholars

The International Office provides Information and advice for international guests, enabling them to optimize their preparations, making their stay in Osnabrück a pleasant experience.

Research profile

One feature of research at Osnabrück University is the linking of different academic disciplines. Four interdisciplinary institutes characterize the University’s research profile.

Technology Transfer

The Technology Transfer Center and the InnovationCentrum Osnabrück promote cooperation between Osnabrück’s academics and industry and offer innovation-friendly working environments.