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University of Osnabrück

Osnabrück University, founded in 1974, is a young, vibrant university in northwest Germany that is renowned for its research and teaching in the areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Law and Business Administration/Economics.


Instead of a fully equipped library, the department initially made do with the reference books held by individual professors. However, the school was soon able to implement an extensive reference acquisition program, and 10 years later there were over 100,000 books on the shelves.


One feature of research at Osnabrück University is the linking of different academic disciplines. In addition, scholars at Osnabrück University excel at generating national and European third-party funding. Four interdisciplinary institutes characterize the University’s research profile:

  • The Institute of Migration Research and Intercultural Studies
  • The Institute of Cognitive Science
  • The Institute of Environmental Systems Research
  • The Institute of Early Modern Intercultural Studies

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University Ranking

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Housing services

Osnabrück University Guest House (Manfred Horstmann-Haus der Internationalen Begegnung), with an area of 600 square meters, has ten apartments of various sizes with a total of 25 beds.

It contains:

• three one-bed apartments

• one two-bed apartment

• four three-bed apartments

• two four-bed apartments

All apartments are equipped with a toilet and shower, cooking facilities, internet access, a telephone and TV sets.

Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany


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