UNIVERSITY OF WUERZBURG, WURZBURG

Wurzburg, BavariaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1402Established Year
  22264Enrollment

The University of Wuerzburg, also known as Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg, is one of the oldest higher education institutes in Germany primarily dedicated to science-related study and focusing extensively on innovative research.

Providing education to nearly 29,000 students, the public, research-based university is located in Würzburg, Bavaria and has been globally ranked at #159 by World University Rankings 2019.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Establishment Year1402
Budget (2018)€ 503 million
Number of Degree Programs250
Total Number of Professors446
International Student Percentage9% (2,671)
Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance€ 8,660
Contact International Office+49 931 31-82805 | international@uni-wuerzburg.de

Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • The university has 10 academic faculties which collectively offer more than 200 degree programs at the graduate, bachelor’s, and doctoral level in fields such as Natural Sciences, Humanities, Life Sciences, and Technology.
  • As a part of the U15 group of German universities, JMU is one of the leading research-intensive and medical universities. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject Fields, the University of Wuerzburg’s Chemistry department has been ranked at #32.
  • The Student Housing Service (Studentenwerk) is in-charge of providing accommodation to students of the university in 10 dormitories situated at different locations in the city. Candidates are guaranteed a spot in the dorms provided they apply by the official deadline

University of Wuerzburg Admissions

Application Deadlines July 15 (winter); January 15 (summer) Application Requirements

  • Higher Education Entrance Qualification
  • **German Language Proficiency: DSH2 or DSH3; German Level B2 or C1
  • Proof of Financial Resources
  • Mandatory Health Insurance
  • Copy of Passport

International candidates without a German high school education/college degree seeking admission to degree programs at the University of Wuerzburg may apply via the International Office accessible on the university’s website. Substitutes for DSH Examination

  • The Deutsche Sprachdiplom (Level II) from the Minister of Cultural Affairs (DSD II)
  • The Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP) of the Goethe Institute
  • The Kleine deutsche Sprachdiplom of the Goethe Institute
  • The Große deutsche Sprachdiplom of the Goethe Institute
  • The Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) of the Goethe Institute
  • TestDaF with level 4 x 4 TDN (=DSH2)
  • The assessment test of a German preparatory college (Studienkolleg)
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

Cost of Attendance & Financial Aid

The University of Wuerzburg does not charge a tuition fee. However, there are other cost to be considered. Apart from a semester contribution of € 129.90 per semester, students will incur the following estimated costs per month.

ExpenseAmount in EUR
Accommodation€ 250
Food€ 200
Health Insurance€ 80
Other€ 152
Broadcasting Fee€ 18
Total€ 700

Estimated annual cost of attendance for candidates pursuing a degree program at the University of Wuerzburg is € 8,660.

Financial Aid

  • Chances of receiving a scholarship in Germany in the first 4 months of study is virtually impossible for international students.

  • The university offers funding to international candidates who find themselves in emergency situations and cannot keep up with the required expenses.

  • International (non-EU) students working as academic assistants can work for unlimited period of time.

To access relevant scholarships available for foreign students in Germany, click here.

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AVERAGE COST
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 3,900
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
22,264
International Students
2,226
Male : Female Ratio
43:57
Student : Faculty Ratio
30:1
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 79
+49-931-310
TELEPHONE
Sanderring 2, 97070 Würzburg
ADDRESS
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