Different Ways to Study
Earning a Full Degree in Lower Saxony

1500 Study Programmes @ 31 Universities – Sounds great? We think so, too!

Modern cities, rural regions with a love for innovation, beautiful nature, all stretched out between the Harz Mountains and the North Sea – Lower Saxony ("Niedersachsen") has a lot to offer! This variety also defines the landscape of Lower Saxony's universities: Among our 31 universities and their 1.500 study programmes you will find what suits you best – no matter if your ideal study place is big and with a broad range of study options, or small and with intensive academic supervision.

Whichever option you choose, the internationally respected universities in Lower Saxony will provide you – and currently 19.000 other international students – with high-quality education in a safe environment. In this ideal setting you can benefit from excellent teaching and promising connections to science and industry – also beyond Germany.  

There is only one thing you won't find at the state universities in Lower Saxony: tuition fees.

For Starters

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Choosing the right university is key to your academic success, as the type of university and the degree programme should match your interests and skills. Find out which types of universities and degrees there are in Lower Saxony, and how your studies will be organised.
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You have questions or need help? Do not hesitate to contact the International Office/"Akademisches Auslandsamt" of your (desired) university! From planning to finishing your studies in Lower Saxony, you will always find the right contacts here.
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Open land. Real opportunities.
The universities and universities of applied sciences in Lower Saxony have a lot to offer! Find out what makes them special in our university profiles.
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There are more than 1.500 study programmes in Lower Saxony - find the one that's right for you! Use our Study Programme Search to find everything from Aerospace Engineering to Wood Technology - or use our search especially for English-taught study programmes.
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What is life like in Lower Saxony? Which formalities should be considered when you are new in Lower Saxony? How to you get medical help, if necessary? Find the answers here!