University of Duisburg-Essen

The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) – one of the youngest and largest universities in Germany – is located in the heart of the Ruhr metropolitan region. Its broad spectrum of subjects ranges from the humanities, social sciences and education to economics, engineering, natural sciences and medicine. Since its foundation in 2003, the UDE has developed into a globally recognized research university. This is documented by the top international positions it has now achieved.

Innovative and digitally supported teaching and learning concepts make the UDE an attractive place for research-based teaching. It offers its 41,740 students from over 130 nations 267 degree programs, 127 of which are teacher training programs.

The UDE has a strategic partnership with the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Technische Universität Dortmund under the umbrella of the Universitätsallianz Ruhr (UA Ruhr). They cooperate closely in research and teaching and are also jointly present in three continents with their own branch offices. In addition, the UDE maintains partnerships with over 100 universities around the world.