The University of Augsburg was founded in 1970 and is one of the modern universities in Bavaria. With approximately 19,000 students and an academic staff of about 1,200, it offers a wide range of academic programmes in natural sciences, business, law, arts, and humanities.
In its research, the University of Augsburg connects local with global perspectives centred on five focus areas: Transnational Studies, Health Sciences, Resource Management, Materials Science and Applied Computer Science. In addition, top-level research is being done in all disciplines represented at the university.
The University of Augsburg is situated on a landscaped campus to the south of the city of Augsburg, easily reached both by road and by public transport. Please do not hesitate to contact us – we look forward to welcoming you here!
Studying and living on campus
The University of Augsburg campus is one of the most congenial places to study in Germany. Situated near the city centre of Augsburg, the campus is spacious architecturally appealing, blended into a landscaped park with a lake, fountains and sculptures by contemporary artists.
Ideal conditions for studying
If it takes more than 15 minutes to get to the university from the main train station or Königsplatz, the central bus and tram stop, then something has gone wrong somewhere. Trams leave Königsplatz every five minutes and stop right in the middle of the campus. The university registration fee includes a „Semester Ticket” that gives students free travel on public transport within Augsburg.
Living in Augsburg is almost as cheap: even in the charming city centre, the rents are affordable. In addition, there are more than 2000 rooms and apartments available in the university dormitories.
The University of Augsburg provides the ideal conditions for completing a degree programme successfully and within a reasonable time frame.
Seven faculties have been established, each with longterm strategies for developing and using the most up-to-date facilities available:
- Faculty of Business Administration and Economics (founded 1970)
- Faculty of Law (founded 1971)
- Faculty of Theology (founded 1971)
- Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences (founded 1972)
- Faculty of Philology and History (founded 1972)
- Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (founded 1981) and
- Faculty of Applied Computer Science (founded 2003).