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Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
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Institution type Public

About Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf (German: Heinrich-Heine-Universität), located in Düsseldorf, Germany, is named after German poet and political thinker Heinrich Heine, who was born in Düsseldorf in 1797. It became a full-fledged university in 1965 and currently comprises faculties of law, medicine, philosophy, mathematics and natural sciences, and economics. Today around 25,000 students study at a modern campus under conditions ideally suited to academic life.

Campus information

As a campus university where everything is close together, all buildings including the University Hospital and the specialised libraries are easily reachable. Our university departments enjoy an excellent reputation due to an exceptionally high number of collaborative research centres. Moreover, the state capital Düsseldorf provides an attractive environment with a high quality of life.

Faculties include:

  • Medicine
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Business Administration and Economics
  • Law

Getting there by plane:

  • from Düsseldorf Rhein-Ruhr Airport is one of Europe's largest airports. It is beneficial to connect to the main station by train and from there by tram (line 707 or by tube 79 to the last stop "Uni-east / Botanical Garden") to the university.Travelling by train is the main station Dusseldorf to all international long-distance bound. From the station runs the light rail line U 79 and the tram line 707 directly to the university: University of direction, stop "University of East / Botanical Gardens" (last stop). Driving time from the main station is about 10 or 20 minutes. The station "Uni-Ost/Botanischer Garden" is located in the campus map.
  • The stations "university hospitals", "Christopher Street" and "South Park" are just a few minutes walk from the university and can be reached by the lines 701, 707 and 713.

Travel by bus:

  • the University can be reached by bus lines 735, 827, 835, 836th
  • in the lines 735 and 827 you can get off the bus stop "Universität Mensa", "University Center", "South University".
  • By using the 835 lines and 836 and you can get off the bus stop "University of the West", "University Center", "Southern University". 


Courses available 25

Accounting & Finance 1 Applied, Pure Sciences 6 Business, Management 1 Computer Science, IT 3 Creative Arts & Design 2 Health and Medicine 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 15 Mass Communication & Media 1


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