Europa Kolleg Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany
The College of Europe, Hamburg is a private nonprofit foundation. The Foundation has the purpose of the research and academic teaching in the field of European integration and international cooperation. The Foundation contributes to their financing and meets all related administrative tasks. For the research and implementation of education and training founded the foundation in 1977 in agreement with the University of Hamburg's Institute for Integration Studies (now the Institute for European Integration) as an academic institution at the university. A key offering of the Institute is the newly designed course "Master of European and European Legal Studies." For the students, there is a possibility in the College of Europe to live. The apartments are also European and international scientists openly.


The Europa-Kolleg Hamburg was founded in 1953 as a non-profit-making foundation under private law. The foundation has the objective of furthering research and academic teachings in the area of European Integration and international cooperation. The foundation contributes to the financing thereof and executes all the connected administrative tasks. The foundation is supervised by an Honorary Board and is advised by a Board of Trustees.

The Europa-Kolleg Hamburg is an internationally recognised, interdisciplinary institution for education and research in the field of European integration. With the Institute for European Integration and two Master Programmes, the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg offers an excellent platform for research, teaching and learning in the area of European studies. Renowned lecturers, the specialised library for European studies, the integrated residential area, important projects, events and publications provide a stimulating environment for students and researchers from around the world who have the highest expectations in the area of European integration.

Our mission statement
  • The Europa-Kolleg Hamburg is involved in research, post-graduate education and public communication in the field of European integration
  • We are committed to the highest standards of practice oriented education and academic excellence

Master's Programmes

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The Europa-Kolleg Hamburg is not only a place for Higher learning and research, but also a comfortable place to live. The Campus is located in the beautiful and green neighborhood of Groß-Flottbek. The Elbstrand, known as the riverside beach of the Elbe, the Hafen-City, and the downtown area are well within reach. The University of Hamburg, along with its research facilities, is accessible through the city metro and transport system. Shopping possibilities are likewise near the campus and within reach.


We offer 54 single apartments, 5 double apartments and 8 rooms. All accommodation is completely furnished and includes internet access. Kitchen utensils and appliances are available and bed linen will be provided. All apartments are equipped with a shower / WC and a pantry kitchen; the double apartments have a shower / WC and a separate kitchen. The rooms in the half-basement do not have their own bathroom, but have a washbasin and cooking facilities. A shower bath and toilet can be found in the same corridor. The accommodation is cleaned once a month after notification by the cleaners employed by the Europa-Kolleg.

All residents can use the television room, the table tennis cellar, wash and drying room (with washing machine, dryer and iron). The garden, with its barbecue area and outside chess playing area, is likewise available for the use of the resident community in the summer time. Both bicycle stands and car park places are sufficiently available.


The guests come from across the world. They study or work at the Europa-Kolleg, at the University of Hamburg or at the German Thermionic Synchrotron DESY, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the different Max-Planck Institutes in the Hanseatic city, in the University Hospital in Eppendorf and the Bernhard-Nocht Institute. This interesting, international environment makes possible a fascinating exchange among all residents and students and inspires our holistic Campus Community.

The Global Study Awards

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