Giessen University (Justus Liebig University Giessen or JLU), one of the oldest universities in Germany, was established in the year 1607. The University has been ranked #351–400 in the THE World University Ranking 2019 and #201+ in the European Teaching Rankings 2018.
Around 28000 students seek admission every year of which about 10% of the students hail from outside Germany. JLU supports internationalization and offers a broad spectrum of courses in English language at both undergraduate and graduate level.
JLU has collaborations with other Universities worldwide ranging from North America to Australia. A total of 200 Erasmus partners within Europe support a huge number of exchange programs in coordination with the University.
|Total No. of Academic Programs||Bachelor’s: 27; Master’s: 49|
|Cost of Attendance||€ 584.58|
|Application Portal||Online via uni-assist|
|Intake Type||Summer and Winter|
|Types of Program||Full time, part-time, Joint degree, double degree, exchange programs|
|Faculty to Student Ratio||1:50|
|Percentage of International Students||9.6%|
|Contact Details of Head of International Office||Phone: +49 (0)641 -99 12130|
Fax: +49 (0)641 -99 12139; Email: email@example.com
The types of Bachelor’s degrees include BSc., BEd., BA. All the 27 Bachelor’s degrees are taught in German. Of 49 Master programs, 7 are taught in English.
A variety of Bachelor's, Master's, International Oriented programs (multi-lingual), Joint-degree, double-degree, international Ph.D. programs are offered across 11 faculties. Additionally, JLU has 2 interdisciplinary centers for study and teaching, 4 interdisciplinary research centers and 3 graduate centers.
There are 7 study programs that are taught exclusively in English:
International students may choose either Students Hall or Private accommodation. There will be rooms reserved in Students hall for exchange students. The University has a total of 10 residence halls accommodating around 2,500 students.
For pursuing courses taught in English, the international students must meet either of the following requirements:
The average cost of attendance, based on the tuition fee and living cost, is tabulated below.
|Health Insurance||80 (per month)|
|Cost of living||650–800 (per month)|
Geisen University offers 8 scholarships for new students. However, the doctoral students are recommended to look for external scholarships. Some of the scholarships for international students are listed below:
|Deutschland Stipendiem||300 Euros per month||1st July – 31st August|
|Financial Aid for Foreign Students at JLU in the Closing Phase of Their Degree||300 Euros||March 15 and September|
|JLU Giessen DAAD Award||1000Euros||Within 15th July|
Several DAAD Aids are also available which can be found in the DAAD scholarship database.
|Post graduate Tuition Fees||$27040.85|
|Start of Application process||-|
|End of Application process||December 15, 2019|