University Otto-von-Guericke
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University Otto-von-Guericke

With its particular tradition as a bridge between East and West, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg sees itself as following in the spirit of a cosmopolitan university, and, moreover, maintains over 300 partnerships with 245 institutions in 60 countries at university, faculty and institute level.


High-achieving, dynamic, ambitious, international and with research-led teaching, Otto von Guericke University (OVGU) is one of Germany’s newer universities. The research and teaching focuses are engineering and the natural sciences, economics and business, and medicine. With these course offerings complemented by forward-looking
humanities subjects, in its 25 years of existence, the university has acquired an excellent reputation, both at home
and abroad. Over 14,000 students are enrolled in more than 80 programmes, some of which are quite unique. The 200-plus professors see themselves as dedicated communicators of knowledge and trailblazers in empowering students to be able to attain successful careers. Every year the university produces around 2,700
highly qualified graduates.

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