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Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

HHU enables you to choose from more than 50 different undergraduate and graduate study programmes at five faculties. Being an international university HHU is the perfect place to start your career.

PhD Programmes

About

History

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is one of the younger higher education institutions in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – founded in 1965. Since 1988 our university has carried the name of one of the city’s finest sons. Today around 35,000 students study at a modern campus under conditions ideally suited to academic life.

Education

HHU enables you to choose from more than 50 different undergraduate and graduate study programmes at five faculties. Being an international university HHU is the perfect place to start your career.

Research

Innovative minds and dedicated researchers enjoy optimal working conditions, thereby contributing greatly to the success of our four key research areas life sciences, natural sciences, humanities, and law and economics.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
201 100
2018
301
2017
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
358 -19
2019
339 -10
2018
329
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
751 -50
2019
701 -50
2018
651
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

To finish your studies successfully central facilities such as the Student Service Centre, the University Languages Centre, or the University and State Library of HHU provide you with the necessary support.

Student Life

Campus life

Students and researchers enjoy living in the culturally rich and economically strong city of Düsseldorf. HHU invites you to engage in sports and clubs and to enjoy yourself on its green campus close to the city centre.

Student clubs

Student self-administrationThose students enrolled at the university comprise the “student body” in terms of the Higher Education Acts. They manage their affairs themselves and have access to all kinds of media. The student associations at university contribute towards the formation of opinions on political issues. These associations include the student parliament, the students’ union (or AStA) and the student representatives (Fachschaften).

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