The University Duisburg-Essen is one of the youngest universities in Germany. It was founded on 01. January 2003 by the merger of Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg and Universität-Gesamthochschule Essen. It is one of the ten biggest universities in Germany and located over two campuses.
The university has a broad international spectrum of subjects and offers more than 100 Bachelor- and Master subjects of study. Overall the range of studies is allocated to eleven departments.
Different areas are covered here, ranging from the humanities and social sciences to economics and to the engineering and natural science, including medicine.
Also with regard to the students there is a high degree of internationality. The university has about 42.000 students from 130 different nations. In addition, the university employs over 400 professors.
The UDE has a broad spectrum of research in disposal, which has placed its focus especially in nanoscience, biomedical sciences, urban systems and transformation of contemporary societies.
The UDE has partnerships with over 100 universities all over the world. It belongs to the Universitätsallianz Ruhr (UA Ruhr), which connects the three universities Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen strategically. They support amongst others abroad offices in the United States, Russia or Latin America.
Our university has two different campuses, one in Essen and one in Duisburg. On which campus you will spend most of your time depends on which field of study you are in.
You can get some more information about our university here.
Site Map of the Campus Duisburg
Site Map of Campus Essen