Universit├Ąt Gesamthochschule Kassel

The University of Kassel (German: Universität Kassel) is a university founded in 1971 located in Kassel, Hessen, in Germany. As of October 2013 it had about 23,000 students and more than 2,600 staff, including 307 professors.

International summer universities, intensive German language courses and orientation programmes for international students and students come from over 115 countries.

Each academic year, more than 100 visiting scholars pursue research projects in cooperation with colleagues from the University of Kassel, making a valuable contribution to the academic and cultural life. The newly established International House is located on the campus. It offers hostels for international guests and is available for meetings, conferences, and cultural events.


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The central campus

A wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes is offered in the following fields of study. All study programmes are open to German and international students alike. A range of degrees can be obtained, including the traditional German Diplom degrees, bachelor's and master's degrees, the Artistic Examination, or a Doctorate:

Natural Sciences

Engineering Sciences

Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning

International Agriculture and Environmental Protection

Social Sciences


Fine Arts