With the foundation of "Pädagogische Hochschule Siegerland" (Educational University Siegerland) in 1964, Siegen’s academic heritage saw a revival. In 1972, the merger of the technical college and educational university paved the way for the establishment of University of Siegen (in the form of a comprehensive university).
The University of Siegen is a young, modern institute of higher education located centrally in the area bordering the three German federal states of Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatine.
University of Siegen has a broad portfolio of research activities in its four faculties, including both basic and applied research. University of Siegen has a special research profile whereby we promote transdisciplinary research within our university as well as cooperation with major research centres and other universities both in Germany and abroad.
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The City Campus Siegen is an apartment house in the city centre that offers housing options for students and university members. For shorter stays, here is an overview about hotels, guesthouses and holiday apartments in Siegen.You will find very comprehensive information about living in Siegen as well as the information platform “Housing” on the website of the Dual Career Service.Please let them and your host know at an early stage if you need help in finding an apartment. They will be pleased to support your search, but please note that they cannot give guarantees. Please make use of the registration form.
Siegen University Library as service and information centre of Siegen University supplies academic staff and students with literature and information for learning, teaching, research, and further education.
The University of Siegen has four faculties offering a diverse range of subjects. In addition, there are numerous science centres and facilities, as well as IT, language and communications services.
I loved it. We were few eramus and became so close.
I have just started to sudy there, but I like the university very much. I see, that our university tries to do the the best to provide good conditions to students. Good professors and cearing stuff, student life, great nature of Siegen and so on. I am happy with choice. It is only hard to find a job here, but I hope to solve this problem now.
The city is small so there are not so many options to explore. Campus is kind of distant from the city center and as an international transport option is bus only. There are no late night busses so nightlife is not much of a thing.