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Street:P.O. Box 6009
Welfengarten 1


Post Code:30060


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Founded 1831 as Höhere Gewerbeschule (secondary vocational school), became "Königliche Technische Hochschule" 1879. Reorganized 1921 and became "Technische Universität" 1968 and "Universität" 1978. Acquired present title 2006. An autonomous institution under the jurisdiction of and financed by the State of Lower Saxony.

Academic Year

October to September (October-March; April-September)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or foreign equivalent



top Officers

Head : Volker Epping

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Elfriede Billmann-Mahecha

Job title:Vice President for Academic Affairs

International Relations Officer : Birgit Barden-Läufer

Job title:Head, International Office

International Relations Officer : Christina von Haaren

Job title:Vice President for International Affairs

top Divisions

Faculty : Architecture and Landscape Sciences

Fields of study:Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Horticulture, Plant and Crop Protection

Faculty : Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Surveying and Mapping

Faculty : Economics and Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics, Management

Faculty : Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Fields of study:Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Adult Education, American Studies, Educational Sciences, English Studies, French Studies, Germanic Studies, History, Italian, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religious Education, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Special Education, Teacher Training, Theology, Vocational Education

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:European Union Law, Law

Faculty : Mathematics and Physics

Fields of study:Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics

Faculty : Mechanical Engineering

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metal Techniques, Production Engineering, Transport Management

Faculty : Natural Sciences

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Horticulture, Surveying and Mapping

Laboratory : Nano and Quantum Engineering

Research Division : Biomolecular Drug

Research Division : Garden Art and Landscape Architecture

Research Division : L3S

Research Division : Mechatronics

Research Division : Optical Technologies

Research Division : QUEST Leibniz

Fields of study:Geology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Meteorology, Nanotechnology, Optical Technology, Physics, Surveying and Mapping

Research Division : Solid State Chemistry and New Materials

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Applied Linguistics, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Ethics, Fine Arts, Food Science, Forest Products, Geography, Geology, German, Germanic Studies, History, Horticulture, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metal Techniques, Meteorology, Music, Nanotechnology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Private Law, Production Engineering, Protestant Theology, Religion, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spanish, Special Education, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Technology Education, Transport Management


Fields of study:Agricultural Education, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Applied Linguistics, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Coastal Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, European Union Law, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Geography (Human), Geology, History, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Meteorology, Music Education, Nanotechnology, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Optical Technology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Private Law, Production Engineering, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Religious Education, Robotics, Science Education, Social Studies, Special Education, Structural Architecture, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Technology Education, Town Planning, Transport Management, Water Management


Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, International Studies, Laser Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Operations Research, Optics, Physics, Physiology


Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Physics


Also Postgraduate Course in Industrial Management, Structural Architecture; Staatsexam in Law; Certificatum Legum Europae in European Union Law.

top Academic Periodicals


Research Report (Forschungsbericht)


Statistics Year:2019-2020


Updated on 31-03-2020