Lüneburg at a glance
Lüneburg is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany, part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. Built on a sand mine, and untouched during the World War II, Lüneburg managed to keep a medieval charm that fascinates any visitor. The motto of Lüneburg is Mons, Pons, Fons ("Hill, bridge, spring"), representing its historic landmarks, Kalkberg refuge castle on the highest hill, and a village (once the largest settlement) placed on one side of the bridge over the river Ilmenau. Today, Lüneburg is a young university town, welcoming a number of tourists and foreign students each year. The local university includes distinguished and award winning teaching style, in terms of innovation and engaging students to become independent learners and enlarge their intellectual horizons. Study abroad in Lüneburg, choose from a variety of Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees, embrace an authentic German culture and enjoy plenty of leisure activities.