In 1831, founded by the scholar Karl Karmarsch, the Higher Trade School of Hannover started with only 64 students. Today there are around 21,000 students in the natural sciences and engineering, the humanities and social sciences as well in law and economics.
Leibniz Universität has more than 2,600 employees in research and teaching, about 315 of whom are professors. We aim to help the scientists who work here to quickly access information – regarding research financing, further education programmes, studying abroad, queries on external funding products or the organisational structure of the University.
Leibniz Universität Hannover has a large scientific potential. This is proved by numerous research activities. Leibniz Universität Hannover concentrates on nationally and internationally competitive key areas in order to sharpen its profile in this way. The research is strengthened by cooperation with internationally leading universities and research centres. Examples of particularly successful facilities in recent years are the founding of the Hannover Technical Production Centre and the Hannover Laser Centre.
The hustle and bustle at Leibniz Universität Hannover is not only to be seen when the new semester starts. Roughly 1600 technical and administrative staff make sure that everything works behind the scenes.
The staff of the ServiceCenter of Leibniz Universität Hannover provide help and advice for all students and prospective students. You are certain to find help here if you have a question about application forms or study abroad.
The 14 halls of residence, which are managed by the Student Administration Hannover, offer good and affordable accommodation. If you would like to apply for a room in the halls of residence, you need to present your letter of acceptance from a higher education institute in Hanover.
As the world’s largest specialised library in its subject areas, TIB has outstanding collections of fundamental and highly specialised literature on science and technology. In order to optimise the services it offers, TIB conducts applied research and development. TIB is a public-law foundation of the Federal State of Lower Saxony. It is a member of the Leibniz Association.
The University Sports Centre - in cooperation with the Student Union Sports Office (AStA) - offers all students and members of the various higher education institutions in Hannover a wide and extensive range of sporting opportunities. During the semester, the sports programme encompasses more than 500 events in over 90 sporting disciplines. The programme is slightly reduced during the non-lecture period.
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