Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

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world rank  456

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Founded in 1665, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (Kiel University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kiel (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Schleswig-Holstein. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Schleswig-Holstein), Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Kiel University
Acronym CAU
Founded 1665
Motto Pax optima rerum
Peace is the greatest good
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4
Kiel (population range: 50,000-249,999)
24118 Schleswig-Holstein
T +49 (431) 880 00
F +49 (431) 880 2072

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Westring 400
Kiel 24105
+49 (431) 8 80 37 18

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)

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