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UNIVERSITY OF DUESSELDORF, DUSSELDORF, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA

Dusseldorf, North Rhine-WestphaliaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  33306Enrollment

University of Duesseldorf Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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The University of Dusseldorf, a.k.a. Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf (HHU), is one of the younger public universities in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia which came into existence in 1965. Its history can be traced back to the foundation of Dusseldorf Medical Academy in 1907. The University of Dusseldorf comprises internationally renowned research institutions in the areas of life sciences, physics, chemistry, language, and social sciences

The campus university is located in the city Dusseldorf and combines 5 academic faculties, all of which are located at a short walking distance from each other.

According to the CWUR World Ranking 2016, the University of Dusseldorf was placed #248 globally and 21st in Germany.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Establishment Year1965
Annual Budget€310 million
Number of Study Programs Offered73
Tuition Fee for International StudentsNot Charged
International Student Percentage11%
Total number of Professors331
Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)€10,000 (approx.)
Contact Head of the International OfficeDr. Anne Gellert: +49 211 81-14107 | gellert@hhu.de

Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • Comprised of 5 academic faculties, the University of Dusseldorf allows its students to choose from 50 different undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • Some of the most popular subject areas at HHU include Law, History, German Studies, Biology, and Medicine.
  • Studierendenwerk Dusseldorf is a non-profit organization which has nearly 4,000 accommodation options in 26 residential complexes for the students of the University of Dusseldorf. Students have to apply online in advance to avail one of the modern and reasonably prized accommodation facilities.
  • Candidates can also chose to live in private residence halls or shared private apartments. Hostels are available for a short duration at cheap prices in the city. International students should look for accommodation in advance to avoid unnecessary problems.

University of Dusseldorf Admissions

Application Deadlines:

Programs with general or local admission restrictions: 15 July (winter semester); 15 January (summer semester)

Programs with free admission: End of the first week of April (summer semester) or the first week of October (winter semester)

Admission Requirements

  • School leaving certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree (if applicable)
  • Official transcripts (in German or English)
  • CV
  • **German Language Proficiency: TestDaF (level 4 in all parts); DSH 2 or 3; German Language Diploma (DSD 2); telc C1 Hochschule Certificate; ZOP certificate from the Goethe Institute; basic or advanced level diploma from Goethe institute; Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung(=central, upper school level test Goethe Institute)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Proof of financial resources
  • Proof of health insurance

**Some undergraduate and graduate degree programs might accept German language proficiency at a lower level. English-taught Master programs do not require German language proficiency.

How to Apply?

Candidates seeking admission to the University of Dusseldorf must complete their application for admission and mail it to the university along with all required documents by the deadlines. For medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and business administration programs, candidates need to get their documents verified via Uni-assist first.

University of Dusseldorf Tuition Fee & Other Costs

The University of Dusseldorf does not charge its students any tuition fee. However, students are required to pay a semester fee of approximately €303 twice every year till the duration of their study program. Other monthly expenses have been tabulated below:

ExpenseMonthly Amount in EUR
Rent€325
Food€168
Transport & Communication€120
Clothing€42
Books & Others€20
Health Insurance€80
Leisure/Personal€60
Total€815

Scholarships & Financial Assistance for International Students

  • Graduation grants: International students enrolled in one of the degree programs at the university can apply for graduation grants if they are close to finishing their study and have fallen into shortage of money due to no fault of their own.

  • mystipendium.deand the German Academic Exchange service have a comprehensive database for international student scholarships in Germany.

  • International students can fund their higher education in Germany by working 120 full days or 240 half days in a year.

Looking forscholarshipsin your home country before arrival is recommended. Once you are in Germany, the chances of finding sponsors for scholarships are considerably lower.

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University of Duesseldorf Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population33306
Average Cost of Attendance$4,440 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS7.569 -
TOEFL97.575120 -

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$4,440 / Year
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