University of Ulm

University of Ulm

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Universität Ulm is a free-for-all higher institution of learning located in Ulm, which is a district of the Baden-Wüttemberg state in the Republic of Germany. In contrast to schools in the Republic of Germany, such as Trier University that focuses on philosophy and theology, Ulm concentrates more on fields of study that includes natural sciences, medical and engineering sciences, as well as social, pure, and applied sciences. From the year of establishment, it is evidently clear that the school is young in contrast to historical schools like Universität Rostock, Universität Stuttgart, Universität Trier, amongst others. Hence, it is unofficially honored as being one of the youngest free-for-all schools in Deutschland. Oberer Eselsberg is the hill that accommodates the University's campus. Though, the University hospital is located elsewhere across the city.

Ulm University is constituted of just four faculties, though; each is supplemented by various institutes and centers. In ranking, Ulm Universität is not in any way THR youngest. It seemed well like the oldest. With an encouraging 135th in the Universe, it prides itself as 8th amongst the young Universities of the world. These rankings are according to Times Higher Education. It offers English programs for M.Sc and Ph.D.



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The University has its main buildings located at the Albert-Einstein-Allee, in honor of the Great Albert Einstein, who was procreated at Ulm in 1879. Ulm as a city is within the state of Baden-Wüttemberg, same as Stuttgart. Around the main University campus is a science park. Notable business organizations have been erected at this same site, amongst which are BMW, Siemens, Nokia (moribund), and so on. What better location would befit such an outstanding institution than a location where there's the localization of internationally recognized organizations.

The city has several outlets for relaxation, including bars, cafes, and night clubs, among others. There are numerous shopping malls, supermarkets and stores all spread across the city. More so, the city offers is a reliable transportation system with good road network connecting various parts of the city.


If a book was to be written on the infrastructural makeup of Ulm, it's certain the book will be in series. Starting from the main building of Universität Ulm located north on a hill, to the University library building. Architectural professionalism is revealed in the structures that fill the site of the young Universität Ulm. Also, the Science Park that houses research labs and centers at the outskirts of the city is another notable structure. Talking of the library, it is made of old red bricks, finely cut, and perfectly filled to bring out an edifice that matched the performance of the school both on the local and international stage. The lecture rooms are okay and there are lots of well-equipped laboratories.

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Just like other German Universities, there's the studierendenwerk of Ulm's student residences that offer rooms to both local and foreign students. In addition, there are private housing facilities that are ever ready to treat you to the tune of a room that can accommodate you. Again, Ulm University has temporary housing facilities. They run a short-term accommodation for newcomers or pristine settlers. This temporary housing is only valid for the first days in the city.


Universität Ulm is made up of various institutes, centers, labs, establishments, and faculties. The Undergraduate to Faculty ratio of Ulm is 1:3, with a larger chunk of staff being academic staff, with a total number of 2,469, and an administrative staff summation of 1,304. The total number of students stands at 9,891 as of 2018.

The Faculties include the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Economics, Faculty of Natural sciences, and the Faculty of Medicine. In addition, it has four research areas.

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At Ulm, you may not just be a prospective applicant for study; you can also be an applicant for employment. Job opportunities at Ulm University include; University Lecturers, academic staff, non-academic staff, vocational training, university hospital, Reisenburg, and the Arts, Research and Science Ministry.

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