Leibniz Universität Hannover

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world rank  371

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Established in 1831, Leibniz Universität Hannover (Leibniz University of Hanover) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Hannover (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 189 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Leibniz University of Hanover
Acronym LUH
Founded 1831
Motto Mit Wissen Zukunft gestalten
Shaping the Future with Knowledge
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Welfengarten 1
Hannover (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
30167 Lower Saxony
T +49 (511) 762 0
F +49 (511) 762 3456

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Welfengarten 1
Hannover 30167
+49 (18) 537 000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Leibniz Universität Hannover's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur ZEVA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • TU9 German Institutes of Technology e. V. (TU9)

Academic Structure


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