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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 about 14.000 students and PhD students to learn and conduct research.

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Consumer Law for Online Platforms - Research alliance with South Korea

The rapid growth of online platforms such as Airbnb, Uber or Amazon has not only brought new challenges for existing business models. It has also triggered a debate on whether there is a need to adjust consumer law to the changing market structure of the ‘platform economy’. These questions are at the heart of a new joint research project started by Osnabrück University and Hankuk University in Seoul.

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Osnabrueck University enhances its profile - Millions to be invested

Global and national competition, new fields of research, and innovative teaching formats – there are a multitude of challenges facing universities. Against this backdrop, it is essential that Osnabrueck University develops long-term teaching and research strategies.

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Information for refugees

Study programs for gest auditors, langauage programs, 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.

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.