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The University of Konstanz is a medium-sized, public university located near the city of Konstanz in Baden-Wuerttemberg, just four miles from the Swiss border. It is one of Germany’s 11 ‘Universities of Excellence’ and has been also rated as one of the top 250 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education Rankings (THE). It ranks much higher when it comes to young universities, ranking 7th in THE Under 50 List 2016. It is sometimes dubbed the ‘Small Harvard on Lake Constance’.

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The University of Konstanz was founded in 1966. It is home to over 11,500 students, and the university offers over 100-course programs across three faculties: Sciences, Humanities, and Politics, Law and Economics.

     
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More about the University of Konstanz

The University of Konstanz was founded as a public reform university. Despite its young age, the university joined the German Consortium of Excellence in 2007. It is notable for its choice of Internationally focused undergraduate and postgraduate programs and also for its Teaching degree and First Examination in Law degree. The university boasts a successful Schülerstudium scheme, whereby school students can begin studying at the university when still in school. First-year students typically live on campus, which is situated close to the banks of Lake Constance. The Swiss Alps are also in easy reach.

 

 

Tuition fees: Baden-Wuerttemberg

Internationals studying for more than one year in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will have to pay a €1,500 tuition fee per semester.

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Explore the University of Konstanz faculties:

Faculty of Sciences:

  • Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Department of Computer and Information Science
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Psychology

Faculty of Humanities:

  • Department of History, Sociology, Empirical Educational Research and Sport Science
  • Department of Literature, Art and Media Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Politics, Law and Economics:

  • Department of Politics and Public Administration Law
  • Department of Economics

To know more about the University of Konstanz study programs follow the link.

 

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