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University of Stuttgart

PhD Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Founded in 1829, it became a university in 1967: from trade school to international research university in two centuries. In a history that will soon span 190 years, many names, events, numbers and dates tell the story of how the University of Stuttgart evolved.


The University of Stuttgart is a leading, technologically oriented university with a global presence. The Stuttgart Way stands for the interdisciplinary integration of engineering, natural sciences, humanities, management, economics and social sciences on a foundation of top-flight disciplinary research.


Being in the midst of a region known for economic strength and cultural integration ability, the University of Stuttgart defines itself as a center for university-based, non-university and industrial research as well as teaching the students with a focus on quality and research.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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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.


Housing services

Finding a room or an apartment of your own or to share with others in Stuttgart can be difficult. We provide some helpful hints on this page on how to go about finding a place to live.

Get started on your search by making inquiries with the Housing Section of Studend Services Stuttgart and applying there for a place to live. This is best done before you begin your studies. Student Services also offers barrier-free apartments [de] for disabled students and two-room apartments [de] for students with children. In total, Student Services Stuttgart maintains 35 residential buildings with more than 6800 rooms located downtown, on the Vaihingen campus, in Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, and Göppingen.

Library services

The University of Stuttgart has numerous scientific collections that cover a wide range of objects from the natural sciences, humanities and technology. Various departments, the university library and the university archive are home to diverse classical academic object collections, as well as unusual and unique collections.

Medical services

  • Non-EU students under 30 have to purchase mandatory student health insurance from a German state health insurance provider. This insurance costs about EUR 120 per month and covers most medical and dental costs. 
  • As an EU citizen you are required to bring an European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from your insurance provider in your home country. 

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Stuttgart's campus is divided into two major locations and several smaller areas.

Sports facilities

We offer an average of over 100 courses per semester. Our courses are not only established and traditional, but also include new sports trends in order to offer a wide range of courses


The University of Stuttgart is the second reaccredited university in Germany as well as the first reaccredited university in Baden-Wuerttemberg and among the TU9 universities.

University of Stuttgart Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for University of Stuttgart. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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