UNIVERSITY OF KONSTANZ, KONSTANZ

Konstanz, Baden-WurttembergLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  11288Enrollment

The University of Konstanz is a reform university which has combined top-level research with excellence in teaching and studies ever since its foundation in 1966. The public, higher-education institute lies close to Lake Constance in the city of Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, the University of Konstanz is globally ranked #189. Additionally, Young University Rankings 2016 ranked it #7 among German Universities.

University of Konstanz strongly prioritizes internationality and interdisciplinary collaborations. The university participates in scientific collaborations and exchange programs with more than 70 universities worldwide, making it one of the elite universities in Germany.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Establishment Year1966
Annual Budget (2017)€ 188.65 million
Number of Study programs100+
Number of Professors (full-time)210
Tuition Fee for International Students from non-EU/EEA countries€ 1,500 per semester
International Student Percentage12.9%
Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)€ 11,640
Contact International Officeinternational.incoming@uni-konstanz.de

Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • 13 academic departments of the University of Kutztown are distributed among 3 primary faculties: Faculty of Sciences; Faculty of Humanities; Faculty of Politics, Law, & Economics
  • The biggest provider of student residence halls in Konstanz is Seezeit Student Services. A total of 2,355 rooms are available in single and double occupancy apartments. Additionally, private residence halls and shared apartments are also available across the city.
  • While exchange students are guaranteed a spot at one of the student services run residence halls, regular degree-pursuing international students might find it difficult to find inexpensive accommodation if they do not start searching for accommodation well in advance.

University of Konstanz Admissions

Application Deadlines

For programs with admission restrictions: July 15 (winter); January 15 (summer)

For programs without admission restrictions: September 15 (winter); March 15 (summer)

Admission Requirements

  • Higher Education Entrance Qualification; Bachelor’s Degree (required for graduate programs)
  • Apply online via Uni-assist
  • CV, Letter of Motivation, Thesis Summary (master’s & doctoral programs)
  • Proof of German Language Proficiency: DSH 2; TestDaF Lvl 4; telc German C1 University [The European Language Certificate]; German Language Diploma [DSD 2]; German Language Test 2 [Munich Institute of Languages and Interpreters]; Goethe Certificate C1
  • Valid ID Passport
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Proof of adequate financial means (Ability to spend at least € 720 per month)

University of Konstanz Tuition & Other Costs

All degree students from non-EU/EEA countries are required to pay a tuition fee of 1500 EUR per semester. In addition to the tuition fee, a semester fee of 160 EUR has to be paid twice every year by students of the University of Konstanz. The cost of living in Konstanz is approximately 720 EUR per month. The break-up of these costs have been tabulated below:

ExpenseAmount in EUR
Accommodation€ 230- € 420/ month
Food€ 120- € 250/month
Study Material€ 50- € 100/month
Health Insurance€ 85- € 90/month
University Fees€ 160/semester
Tuition Fee (non-EU/EEA)€ 1500/ semester
Personal Expenses & Transport€200- € 400/month

The costs incurred by students of the university will vary depending on the type of accommodation and personal spending habits.

Scholarships & Funding for International Students

  • The university offers limited number of scholarships for highly-talented foreign students in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.

  • Students who find themselves in need of financial assistance after completing two or more semesters of study due to unforeseen circumstances, can apply for emergency funding provided by the university.

  • International students can take up side jobs for up to 120 days (8 hr/day), or 240 half-days (4hr/day) in a year while pursuing their education at the university.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is one the major German organizations providing scholarships to international students.

Find a Program
$1,136 - 3,772 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$3,409 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$1,136 - 3,772 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$3,409 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$1,136 - 3,772 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$1,136 - 3,772 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$1,136 - 3,772 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 3,409
Post graduate Tuition Fees$3408.51
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 8,640
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
11,288
International Students
1,354
Male : Female Ratio
45:55
Student : Faculty Ratio
52:1
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 4.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 57
+49-75-31-88-5212
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Universitätsstraße 10, 78464 Konstanz
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