Otto von Guericke University is a university traditionally focussing on technical and natural sciences as well as on human medicine and considering management and economics, social sciences and humanities indispensable disciplines of a modern institution of higher education.
Research – We pride ourselves on the high quality of our research and its level of scientific and social relevance. We consider the ethical implications of our research methods and their possible social and environmental consequences and give these a high priority.
Within the International Office Eva Böhning provides advice to foreign students at OVGU about:
There are other opportunities to obtain rooms in the student halls of residence. Once a year, usually around 15 September, the student union allocates rooms that have not already been allocated for a variety of reasons.
Since 1 March 2016, a thoroughly revised version of the UBfind interface is on hand: UBfind now is faster, clearer and compatible with any size of screen.
The compact Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg campus stretches from the lively centre of the city to the idyllic broad meadows on the banks of the river Elbe. In the immediate vicinity is the Nordpark, an inviting place for a barbecue, reading a book, playing frisbee or going for a jog.
The Faculty of Medicine campus can be reached in less than 20 minutes. It's no problem to surf the net, do research or check your emails from the lawn or cafeteria either! Wireless internet throughout the campus makes it possible. The Campus Service Center is the point of contact for all enquiries regarding your studies.