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University of Lübeck

Compared with other universities, the Universität zu Lübeck is small, with just 3,400 students – but boasts a good teacher-student ratio. The high standings of our computer science and medicine students underscores the high standard of our teaching and education.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



In 1973, the Universität zu Lübeck became an independent scientific institution in the state of Schleswig-Holstein. We offer degree programmes in medicine, computer science, engineering, and natural sciences. Interdisciplinary programmes encompassing natural sciences, computer science, and medicine offer practical and up-to-date education underpinned by the highest standard of healthcare.


The traditional programme in medicine is complemented by accredited bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the mathematics, computer science, engineering, and natural sciences departments.


The scope of research at the university encompasses three scientific fields that form the backbone of our work:

  • Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Life Sciences
Research Focus
  • Infection & Inflammation
  • Brain, Behavior and Metabolism
  • Biomedical Engineering


  • The job centre holds interesting presentations and seminars on issues like Studying Abroad, Applying for a Job and Starting a Company.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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637 12
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Student services

  • At the University of Lübeck, we work with many guidance/advisory services.

Medical services

  • The Schleswig-Holstein Student Services Association has a psychotherapy centre for students at the University of Lübeck.

Student Life

Campus life

The Lübeck Student Village at Anschützstraße 11/15 has rooms for students attending the University of Lübeck, the University of Applied Sciences, or the Academy of Music. This village was set up by the Schleswig-Holstein Student Services Association, Westring 385, 24118 Kiel. Rooms are also available in the Anschützstr. 5-7b, Alfstr. 5a and Fischstr. 6b/, along with three apartments in the Füchtingstr. 3, 23558 Lübeck.

Student clubs

Schleswig-Holstein Student Services Association

  • The members of this board include delegates from universities, comprising two each for every 3,000 students. Per the statues, half the delegates must be students elected by their respective council at the university, and the other half is appointed by this governing body. The goal is to appoint university teachers/professors and well-known personalities with professional backgrounds from within the State of Schleswig-Holstein.

Student Reviews

Small review of University of Lübeck
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

+ Small courses + kind professors - more practical work would be great

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