University of Göttingen

Founded in 1737, the University of Göttingen is a research university with a strong focus on research-oriented teaching.

It is distinguished by the rich diversity of its subject spectrum in the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences, with research foci in neurosciences, biophysical methods, imaging, and religious sciences. In 2003, the University of Göttingen became the first German university with a comprehensive range of disciplines to assume the legal status of a foundation under public law. The University and the University Medical Center form a strong partnership on the Göttingen Campus with five Max Planck institutes, the German Primate Center, the German Aerospace Center as well as the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Published Feb. 27, 2017 2:48 PM - Last modified Apr. 12, 2022 4:59 PM