University Of Luebeck, Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein

    Lubeck, Schleswig-HolsteinLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1964established year

    University of Luebeck: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    University of Luebeck was established in 1964 as a medical academy, which later transformed to a life science university. The university also acquired the status of Foundation University in 2015 and has seen immense growth in research and teaching fields. The institute is currently regarded as one of the top universities in Germany that teaches courses in medicine, computer science and natural sciences in both English and German languages.

    About 5% seats in Medicine, and 8% seats in Molecular Life Science, Psychology and Medical Engineering are reserved for international students seeking to study in Germany. Amongst more than 22,000 academic colleges across all countries, University of Luebeck ranks 759th when evaluated on parameters such as teaching quality, employment rate of graduate students, academic success, etc. by Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) which makes it a sought-after choice for aspirants across the globe.

    Admissions at University of Luebeck are available in 2 semester intakes of Winter and Summer ,where winter is the primary season of intake. A non refundable fee of 75 EUR is charged from all the applicants seeking employment at the institute. With a moderate acceptance rate, the institute is not highly competitive to get into with an impressive academic profile and a GPA of 2.7 or more.


    University of Luebeck has been ranked by prestigious ranking surveys as the following on different parameters-

    • Bagged 638th rank in Best Global Universities by US News.
    • 4th Rank in Universities focusing on Medicine in Germany by CHE Hochschulranking.
    • Ranked 47th in Best Global Universities in Germany.
    • 322nd rank in Clinical Medicine discipline.
    • It has been ranked #1 in Medicine and #2 in Computer Science and Molecular Life Science, among the other universities of Germany


    University Type Public
    Establishment Year 1964
    Location Lübeck, Germany
    Application Mode Online/ Offline
    Intake Type Semester wise
    Official Website
    English Proficiency Test IELTS | TOEFL
    Admission Helpdesk +49 451 3101 0;


    • University of Luebeck offers a range of courses for international students including Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Medicine, Computer Science, Psychology, Technology and Maths field.
    • Programs at University of Luebeck are taught both in German and English. The popular programs with medium of instruction as English only are Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Medical Cell Biology, Medical Robotics and Systems Biology.
    • M.Sc. in Health and Health Sciences is a very popularly opted course at the university that requires a 2.7 or higher grade in bachelor’s degree. Also, the university entrance exam equivalent to German Abitur is essential for international applicants.
    • B.Sc. in Physiotherapy specifically requires students to produce a document of German language proficiency in the form of TestDaF, DSH or telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule scores.

    Campus and Accommodation

    • University of Luebeck campus in Luebeck is highly acclaimed for the standard of research centres and a technological park. Luebeck University and Technology Park , a joint venture of science and business communities is located at close proximity with the university to promote research and innovation.
    • The Central University Library Luebeck, a joint area of research and study for both University of Luebeck and University of Applied Sciences Luebeck has a wide variety of journals, research papers, catalogues, etc.
    • University of Luebeck attaches immense importance to the cultural aspect of university life. Orchestra, Theatre, Sports facilities, Choirs, etc. are an integral part of on-campus activities.
    • The university also promotes the participation of students in the working of the institution on campus. For that purpose, the General Student Committee, Student Council and Parliament Student Council Medicine operate on campus.
    • City of Luebeck is itself a very close knit city in terms of culture and entertainment. St. Annen Museum, Museum of Nature and Environment, Theatre Luebeck, Nordic Film Days and many major attractions can be explored by students.

    Housing facilities/Residence

    • University of Luebeck students housing is operated by the Student Services Association. Students have to apply for securing a room in the residential block at
    • The residential area is scattered in various locations. 11-15 rooms are available at Luebeck Student Village. Some rooms can also be rented in Füchtingstr, Anschützstr and Fischstr.
    • All the rooms at these students’ dormitories are furnished and have a kitchen, washroom and laundry room. Cleaning and internet facilities are also available in these rooms.
    • The rental rates for these rooms are as follows
    Room preference Rates per month
    Single room 280 EUR
    Double room 400 EUR
    Double room for single occupancy 300 EUR
    • Many independent organizations also offer accommodation to students. Kronsforder Allee, Prelios Immobilien Management GmbH and Land Society of Travel are few such organizations that can be contacted for housing.

    University of Luebeck Application Process

    How to apply?

    Application Portal: Online application

    Application Fee: 75 EUR

    Basic Admission Requirements: Applicants have to produce the following documents alongside the application in order for the application to be considered complete for evaluation-

    • Photocopy of certificate of university entrance exam.
    • Photocopies of university certificates.
    • German language proficiency scores (TestDaF, DSH or telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule scores)
    • English language proficiency proof (TOEFL, IELTS)
    • Resume
    • Motivation letter
    • Summary of the thesis for some courses.

    University of Luebeck Cost of Attendance

    • University of Luebeck does not charge a tuition fee. Students have to rather pay semester fees instead which comprises student services association and a bus pass valid in Luebeck.
    • Apart from the 75 EUR application fee, the university charges a one-time enrollment fee of 65 EUR.
    • The cost of living in Germany when enrolled at Luebeck is approximately 600 EUR per month. It constitutes accommodation, health insurance and personal expenses.

    Sachroslhips/Financial Aid

    • University of Luebeck does not offer full studies funding. For such funding, international students can apply for DAAD or ScholarshipPlus.
    • The university gives scholarships in Germany for international students to particularly committed students and doctoral students from DAAD funds. Scholarship includes 300 EUR per month for a span of four months. Applications must be drafted for the same before August 15.
    • Bridging Allowance is reserved to compensate for cost of living of non-EU students.
    • The university also gives emergency grants to international students in need of finance. It’s a one-time grant of 500 EUR.
    • Karin Schutz Foundation also supports students by providing them grants for continuing their education. An application must be drafted for this grant well before January 15.

    Alumni Network

    University of Luebeck values its alumni and provides them every kind of support possible.

    • Alumni are assisted in networking, called for events, seminars and excursions.
    • Furthermore, the university also funds university projects to every possible extent.
    • They can also get a newsletter subscription from the university.
    • Career guidance is accessible to every alumnus.
    • Alumni, if interested can also act as sponsors in multiple areas, consequently giving back to their place of education.

    Notable Alumni

    • Johannes Wimmer- Doctor and TV Presenter.
    • Giovanni Maio- Philosopher.
    • Juliane Spiegler- Researcher.


    University of Luebeck has partnered with ‘Stellenwerk’, a job and internship portal accessed by over 300,000 users. Students can seek jobs from the portal. Jobs on the portal are posted no older than 28 days and connect people across 17 universities. Most of the students at Luebeck get placed through the portal.

    The university offers one-on-one career guidance to students to assist them in planning their future and working on their skill set. · Students can also contact the jobcentre at to attend seminars and presentations regarding job and career.

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    Aug 15

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    University of Luebeck Overview

    Student Population
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $273 / Year

    Attendance Cost


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    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Post Graduate Program
    $273 / Year


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    9.7 out of 10
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    9.7 /10

    I opted for this particular university because it has been ranked #2 in Computer Science and Molecular Life Science, among the other universities of Germany. I always opted for the best and here also I did the same. I have submitted my application through the uni-assist application.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course curriculum included areas like programming, algorithms, math and logic, technical computer science, systems, networks and security, man and machine, etc. I think the curriculum is providing in-depth knowledge to excel well in this field of computer science.

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    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23562 Lübeck

    Nearby This Campus

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    • Hospital
    • Pharmacy
    • Restaurant
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    Book Store

    Buchhandlung Buchfink GmbH0.21 km
    Kunsthandel Augustin GmbH2.47 km
    Bookstore Nitz at Kaufhof2.92 km
    Makulatur3.16 km
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    Kahlhorst Apotheke1.38 km
    Pinguin Apotheke im Hochschulstadtteil1.42 km
    Greif Apotheke2.50 km
    apo-rot Adler-Apotheke Marli2.87 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Zeel International Store3.14 km
    Sky XXL Hintereingang3.19 km
    Haerder-Center3.29 km
    Parkering3.30 km
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    Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Venereology0.28 km
    Department of Pathology0.31 km
    Clinic for Cardiac and thoracic vascular surgery0.45 km
    Medical Clinic III - pulmonology0.47 km
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    Hotel Excellent2.72 km
    China-Restaurant Chau3.18 km
    Restaurant Schlumachers3.19 km
    Miera - Restaurant, Bistro, Feinkost3.23 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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