Justus Liebig University Giessen

Giessen University is a modern institution which can take pride in some four centuries of past achievement. With around 28000 students, the university is prepared to meet any challenges that the future may bring.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Business & Management (1)
Humanities (1)

About

History

Giessen University (the “Ludoviciana” or “Ludwigs-Universität,” and since the end of the Second World War “Justus-Liebig-Universität”) is one of the older universities in the German-speaking part of Europe.

Education

JLU combines a broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of research and teaching in the areas of law, economics and business studies, the natural sciences, and the humanities with a range of sub-disciplines that is unique for Germany.

Research

Research Centers at Justus Liebig University Giessen

  • Academia Juris Internationalis Franz von Liszt
  • Research Group for Gender Studies
  • Work Center for Holocaust Literature
  • European Documentation Center at JLU
  • Interdisciplinary Research Unit on Evidence-based Management and Entrepreneurship

Career

Planning for your future! It is certainly worth putting the time and effort into planning your future at an early stage. Take advantage of the JLU and external counselling services and career management courses.JLU career advice:

  • JLU Career Centre
  • Economics and Business Studies Career Centre
External career advice:
  • Giessen Employment Agency university team (Bundesagentur für Arbeit)

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
-
2016
301
2015
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
351 -50
2017
301 -50
2016
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
366
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
551 100
2017
651 -50
2016
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The GGS offers its members a wide range of services, which cover the following areas:

  • GGS-Qualification Programme,
  • GGS-Research Sections which serve as interdisciplinary platforms for research activities,
  • Academic Counselling,
  • Mentoring programmes,
  • Financing of steps towards academic qualification, and
  • Special programmes for international researchers at the GGS.

Student Life

Student clubs

Students’ Union (AStA)