University of Regensburg

University of Regensburg

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The University of Regensburg is a public university, situated in Regensburg, Bavaria. The university was founded in 1962. It became the fourth full-fledged university in Bavaria. Presently, the University of Regensburg has eleven faculties. These include the Faculty of Catholic Theology, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Business, Economics and Management Information Systems, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Philosophy, Art History, History, and Humanities, the Faculty of Psychology, Education, and Sport Science, the Faculty of Languages, Literature, and Cultures, the Faculty of Mathematics, the Faculty of Physics, the Faculty of Biology and Pre-Clinical Medicine, the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

The University of Regensburg has been ranked among the best 400 universities worldwide. On the QS World University Ranking in 2014, it ranked 395th. Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2013 ranked it between 301-400th. Center for World University Rankings 2014 placed it at 338th. The university's Department of Business Administration ranked among the best 25 on the Handelsblatt Ranking 2014, which is one of the most relevant rankings for business administration in Germany



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The University of Regensburg is located in Regensburg, Bavaria. Regensburg is a city that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Regensburg is the fourth-largest city in the State of Bavaria. The city comprises of the largest medieval old town north of the Alps with nearly 1,500 listed buildings and a picturesque cityscape. Its most famous sights and tourist centers are located mainly in the Old Town. The city houses 20 museums. For instance, the Regensburg Museum of History showcases the history, culture, and arts of Regensburg and Eastern Bavaria from Stone Age to present. The Regensburg Theater is the most important theatre in the city. Operas, operettas, musicals, and ballets are shown. In summer, open-air performances are performed as well. Regensburg's economy has become part of the most dynamic and fastest growing in Germany. The focus has been placed on manufacturing industries, such as automotive, industrial and electrical engineering. The nightlife of Regensburg includes over 500 bars, restaurants, clubs, and other locations merely in the inner city. The city provides a rich and diverse nightlife due to its young population


The University of Regensburg is situated entirely on one central campus. The university has different structures for or eleven faculties. The lecture rooms are well equipped with the necessary lecture tools needed. The research centers and laboratories are equipped with all the necessary materials needed for extensive research. The university library houses a number of books and publications needed by the students or lecturers for extensive reading and research.

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The University of Regensburg has student dormitories which are overseen by the student administration division. All application for accommodation is made through the student administration. For international students, The International Office will help you find accommodation. If one cannot be found, advice will be given to you on how to find one. The university has adapted to the requirements of the disabled as far as possible and accommodation of the same standard is available. Student residences which cater to students with special needs are in close proximity to the campus as well as the city center itself.


Including the affiliated university hospital, the University of Regensburg has an estimate of 1,612 academic staff including 312 professors, administrative staff of 2,098 and teaches more than 21,088 students (summer term 2015). The university has a faculty to student ratio of 1:13.

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According to the rankings of the University of Regensburg, the graduates of this university have a high chance if securing a job after graduation. The university and its staff drive to prepare its student for the financial world. The university also encourages diversification in a different field to ensure it student get around knowledge.

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