University of Düsseldorf (Heinrich-Heine)

University of Düsseldorf (Heinrich-Heine)

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The Heinrich Heine University is a non-profit public university located in Düsseldorf, Germany. The university found in 1965 and named after the city most exceptional son’s. Today, this younger university sits in the rank 39th in Germany and 655th in the world.

The university provides Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral level degree programs. Five faculties available are Faculty of Medicine, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Business Administration & Economics, and Faculty of Law.

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Düsseldorf is the capital city of the North Rhine-Westphalia State. It is the main economic and cultural area of Western Germany, along with Ruhr and Cologne. There are around 619,000 inhabitants, and almost 40,000 corporations build on Dusseldorf.

Several main sights are Aquazoo-Löbbecke-Museum, Filmmuseum, Schloss Benrath, Rhine Tower, chic shopping street Königsallee. People can use intercity rail and motor-ways to go around. Hotels are available from the economic to the five starts hotel. The restaurant open in Düsseldorf mostly European food, and some of the restaurant are Asian food.


The Heinrich Heine University built in modern style building that almost triangular shaped and covered with glasses. The departments are close by each other so the student with an interdisciplinary program can reach one to another building easily.

The university also has University Hospital that has 29 clinics and 31 affiliates institutes. The University library filled with 2.5 million books. Other facilities are The Botanical Garden, Information and Media Technology Centre, Laboratories, Canteen, Students Service Center, and the University House where events, talks, dialogue are held open to the public.

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Students Service provide 3008 places in 15 modern housing complexes. The student can choose whether they want to stay in a furnished room, shared flats, apartment for an extended period or only temporary. In shared apartments student usually have their room by themselves, but the kitchen and bathroom used jointly.

The city of Düsseldorf offers many cozy places to live, but the housing situation is tight. When preparing for staying, The student has to make sure to look for an appropriate place earlier in the hometown. The university housing can provide an apartment for the first three months, but they can’t guarantee it since the situation is very tight.


The ratio between the administrative staff is 1:11. There is around 3000 administrative staff working at this university. The academic teams include a professor, junior professor, senior lecturer, affiliate lecturer.

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Students provide with coaching services that can help students in their graduation and job orientation. The university is in contact with several businesses, which students may already get in touch during studies (workshop or internship). It helps the student to entry into professional life a great deal easier. The alumni from The Heinrich Heine University working as the politician, scientist, and artist that respected in the career.

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