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University of Ulm

The University of Ulm (German: Universität Ulm) is a public university in the city of Ulm, in the South German state of Baden-Württemberg. The university was founded in 1967 and focuses on natural sciences, medicine, engineering sciences, mathematics, economics and computer science.

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The university was founded in 1967. The university is the youngest university in the state of Baden-Württemberg, which boasts several old, renowned universities in Heidelberg (1386), Freiburg (1457) and Tübingen (1477). The idea was to create a university with a new approach in both research and teaching.


The University of Ulm (German: Universität Ulm) is a public university in the city of Ulm, in the South German state of Baden-Württemberg. The university focuses on natural sciences, medicine and the engineering sciences, mathematics/ economics and computer science. With over 7,000 students, it is one of the smaller universities in Germany.

An important concept since the foundation of the university has always been to promote interdisciplinarity.


Scientists at Ulm University carry out research on an international level in order to find answers to the big scientific questions and to tackle global challenges.

Our research focus is:

  • Trauma Research
  • Ageing Research and Age Related Diseases
  • Quantum Science and Technology
  • Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Cognitive Systems and Human Computer Interaction
  • Financial Services and their Mathematical Methods


Are you looking for a job or an internship? Are you currently applying? The Career Service gladly supports you with the following offerings:

  • Job Search Service
  • Application Guide
  • Current Program
  • Events and Activities
  • Scholarships
  • Starting up a Business
  • Awards


Student services

  • Central Student Counselling Services
The Central Student Counselling Services is the first place to go for study orientieration.
  • Course Advisory
Every study programme has a course adviser as a contact person for students.
  • Online Counselling
You live far away from Ulm, are a semester abroad or want to stay anonymous in the counselling.
  • Psychosocial Counselling
The Student Services offer support for students with grave psychic problems which endanger the progress of their studies.
  • Studying with handicap
A handicap can express in many ways and sometimes requires a special counselling and support.Studying with family dutiesOften students have to manage family duties like caring for relatives or parenthood.

Housing services

The City of Ulm is a friendly and safe place in the South of Germany. It is situated on the Danube River, in between the city Stuttgart and the Bavarian hot spot Munich. 170,000 people live in the city area of Ulm and Neu-Ulm. The region is well-known for its economic strengths and high standard of living. Ulm and the region offer many events among them various traditional customs like “Nabada” – a water festival during the summer time – but also museums, galleries, bars and shopping facilities. Last but not least, the regional “Swabian” food is delicious – enough reasons to come and get to know Ulm and Ulm University!

Library services

Workspaces are provided in all publicly accessible areas at both library locations. You can choose to study either in the open reading room area or in the stack aisles, and a limited number of personal study carrels are provided for quite study. In addition to these conventional work spaces, we provide a modern study environment with multimedia group work rooms and a lounge area.

ICT services

The Portal is the central access point to electronic campus services around study and teaching offered at Ulm University.

Most of these services require authentication with a kiz account. Upon login, the portal – based on the central Identity Management System – provides functions and data that are personalised and user group-dependent.

Medical services

In many countries, it is customary to first go to the ambulance at a hospital if you get ill. In Germany, you only go to the ambulance in case of emergencies or at night/on the weekends, when the doctors‘ offices are closed.

The dental clinic of Ulm University offers a wide range of dental treatments.

Student Life

Campus life

Ulm and its sister city Neu-Ulm are the economic center of a large region that lies between the Alband Lake Constance. Approximately 180,000 people live in both cities and almost 1,000,000 inhabit theregion of Danube-Iller. Approximately 17,500 young people study in Ulm and Neu-Ulm.

Student clubs

A university group (HSG) is an easy way to work together with like-minded people for interests, to form opinions or just to network. University groups work basically independently, but should be supported and supported by the status of university groups of the StuVe.

  • Arbeitskreis Industriekontakte / VDE Hochschulgruppe
  • Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Ulm
  • AStA Filmreferat
  • BUND Hochschulgruppe
  • Opens external link in new windowDGB HOchschulgruppe
  • Erasmus Ulm and Friends
  • Evangelische (ESG) und Katholische (KSG) Studentengemeinde Ulm
  • Grüne Hochschulgruppe
  • Juso Hochschulgruppe
  • Liberale Hochschulgruppe
  • Opens external link in new windowpriamos consulting group e.V.
  • RCDS
  • SMD - Christliche Hochschulgruppe

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