Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg, set to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, is the largest and most diverse research institution in northern Germany. It offers a broad range of subjects with a multitude of interdisciplinary research areas. It also boasts an extensive network of top cooperation partners on regional, national, and international levels. “Innovating and cooperating for a sustainable future” is our University’s guiding principle for research, teaching, and organization.

Universität Hamburg combines a comprehensive range of courses and excellent research. It is also committed to sustainable science and scholarship. With more than 170 degree programs, Universität Hamburg offers all the disciplines associated with a comprehensive university across its eight faculties: Law ; Business, Economics and Social Sciences; Business Administration; Medicine; Education; Psychology and Human Movement Science; Humanities; Mathematics, Informatics and the Natural Sciences. Four clusters of excellence have received funding within the framework of the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments: CUI (The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging): Advanced Imaging of Matter (photon and nanosciences); Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CliCCS) (climate research); Understanding Written Artefacts (manuscript cultures); and Quantum Universe (mathematics, particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology). Another important core research area is Infection Research, in which researchers study the structure, dynamics, and mechanisms of infection processes.