University of Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart

The University of Stuttgart, or Universität Stuttgart, is widely considered a leader in Germany among the technically-orientated universities. Heavily focused on research, the university has a vision of creating intelligent systems for a sustainable society.

The University of Stuttgart offers a range of courses, including those in humanities and sciences, however, the majority of courses are in engineering, including aerospace and bio-engineering. 

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University of Stuttgart in numbers

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The University of Stuttgart was founded in 1829. This large university has over 25,700 students enrolled. 21.7% of the student body, around 5,580, come from outside of Germany to study. There are a total of 167 study programs available, of which 74 are for Bachelor's degrees and 93 are for Master's degrees. The university is made up of ten faculties, divided into 150 institutes.

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The university prides itself on being family-friendly and providing equality for students and staff. The campuses are linked by public transport, making traveling around the vibrant city simple. On-campus clubs and the city's lively nightlife keep students busy during downtime. Many students utilize the strong economy in Stuttgart to work as interns and gain valuable experience and connections before entering the workforce after graduation.

Stuttgart is known for having the most patents issued in all of Europe, this enterprising city is also well represented in the mechanical engineering, IT, and car manufacturing industries.

University of Stuttgart

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 Stuttgart English programs:

  • Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE) M.Sc.
  • Computational Linguistics M.Sc.
  • Computational Mecha­nics of Mate­rials and Struc­tures (COMMAS) M.Sc.
  • Computer Science M.Sc.
  • Electrical Engineering M.Sc.
  • English and American Studies / English Linguistics M.Sc.
  • Geomatics Engineering (GEOENGINE) M.Sc.
  • Information Technology (INFOTECH) M.Sc.
  • Infrastructure Planning (MIP) M.Sc.
  • Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design (IUSD) M.Sc.
  • Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research (ITECH) M.Sc.
  • International Construction: Practice and Law – Master:Online, study while working M.Sc.
  • Maschinenbau / Mechanical Engineering – Master's program with Georgia Tech M.Sc.
  • Materials Science M.Sc.
  • Water Resources Engineering and Management (WAREM) M.Sc.

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Health insurance cover is mandatory by law for all residents in Germany, including international students.

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  • Discounted rate for university students aged under 30
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