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University of Kassel

4.5 out of 5 (27 ratings / 15 reviews) Kassel, Germany
The University of Kassel is a young, modern and vibrant university, characterized by its openness to new ideas in every single area of its work. Receptivity, initiative, transdisciplinary thinking and unconventionality are traits we cherish and welcome in studies, research and teaching, but also in knowledge transfer and entrepreneurial ventures, to which the university provides special support. 

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

The University of Kassel does look back upon an eventful history and a series of academic predecessors. Prominent among these antecedents is the Academie de Peinture et de Sculpture (1777) – which lives on in the School of Art and Design at the University of Kassel and in the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning (1832) as the origin of our engineering department.

Education

Few other German universities offer as wide a range in courses of study as Kassel does. From natural sciences and engineering all the way to the arts and humanities– the University of Kassel's unique profile offers numerous fascinating opportunities. Our traditionally strong subjects are the humanities, cultural and social studies as well as teacher education. Environmentally-orientated education and promotion of young talent are also University of Kassel trademarks.

Research

Many Kassel research projects are dedicated to furthering scientific fields to the very edge of their range. This is why research is organized not only by marking the classic distinction between faculties.

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
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2018
901
2017
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Services

Student services

The International Office as an operational internationalisation department at the University of Kassel provides information to students, university teachers and employees, advises them and supports them if they are interested in spending time abroad with regard to their subject and supports international students and academics.

Library services

The University Library is headquartered here, but special libraries are also maintained at the university’s other campuses. As a state library, the University of Kassel library is public and open to everyone in the region.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Kassel central campus is located at Holländischer Platz on the edge of downtown Kassel. The former premises of the Henschel Company are home to the Faculties of Human Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Planning, Economics and Management, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The International Studies Centre, the IT Service Centre, and University of Kassel administration are also located here. The library building is the heart of the campus. It provides access to approximately 1.9 million volumes, including 30,000 current periodicals and global electronic media. 

 

Sports facilities

The Centre for University Sports (Zentrum für Hochschulsport) offers approximately 100 courses, workshops, sporting tours, and excursions in over 70 different kinds of sports. These include: martial arts, aerobic and strength training, games, dance, aquatics, and winter sports. Online registration takes place at the beginning of each semester. The minimum fee for employees is 10 Euro. The courses are open to guests if spots are available.

Student clubs

  • Catholic University Association of Kassel
The Catholic University Association of Kassel brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures to experience spirituality and walk a journey of faith together.
  • University Orchestra
The University of Kassel orchestra has been playing for 15 years. It consists of 70 committed current and former students from various disciplines and plays an important role in the cultural life of Kassel and the surrounding area.
  • University of Kassel Protestant Student Congregation

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My year of experience in University of Kassel and Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences it was great, i have learn about sustainability and supply chain with the focus on the food value chain, as well as the basic of Food Legislation in Europe, which is important for me, due to I come from another country, this is a plus in my studies, furthermore I took part in...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am happy with both my programme and life in Germany

Engaging Masters program in Kassel
Maxine Secskas rated 5 out of 5 stars

Passionate lecturers and students. Somewhat disorganized

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