University of Hildesheim

The University of Hildesheim Foundation emerged from the Teacher’s Training University of Lower Saxony (founded in 1946), and currently has four divisions: “Educational and Social Sciences,” “Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Communication,” “Linguistics and Information Science,” and “Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Economics and Computer Science”. 

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)

About

History

  • Founded in 1946

Since 2003, the University of Hildesheim has been a foundation under public law, and therefore enjoys a comparatively high degree of autonomy. Among other things, it can award professorships and approve its own construction projects. 

Education

  • Faculty 1: Educational and Social Science
  • Faculty 2: Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Communication
  • Faculty 3: Linguistics and Information Sciences
  • Faculty 4: Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Economics and Computer Science

Services

Student services

The International Office will bring you in contact with a German student who will contact you before your arrival in Hildesheim.

The student will fetch you at the main station and accompany you to your accommodation. During the next days, he/she will help you with practical stuff e.g. show you the next supermarket, the way to the university and good spots in Hildesheim for leisure time.

Housing services

In Hildesheim you have the possibility to stay in a dormitory or in private flats. You have to apply for a room directly in the residence. 

Rooms at KHG student hall are single rooms with a size of 16 - 26 m². Although the rooms are not quite large, they have a few extras that make them pretty attractive compared to a regular flat: 

  •  rooms have a wardrobe and a sink, some rooms are fully furnished and have a sink
  •  free internet access (all you need for your computer are a regular network card and -cable)
  •  a private phone line can be installed on demand

Library services

The University Library serves the academic staff and the students of the university, as well as interested citizens who live in the region. Catalogues, reading rooms and other facilities are open to the public, but you need a reader´s card to borrow books and media.

Student Life

Campus life

Annual third-party funding has increased sevenfold since the foundation was created, and three major construction programs have followed (Main Campus, Marienburg Culture Campus and Bühler Campus), in addition to a number of other foundation projects and ten innovative endowed professorships. As a public foundation, the University of Hildesheim maintains close relationships with civil society, and a strong network of affiliation with educational, scientific and cultural institutions, as well as economic and business organizations.

Accreditation

Accreditation reports have also noted the high level of teacher commitment and motivation among university faculty, as well as the personal atmosphere between students and professors.