Mon-Fri 8-17, Sat-Sun 10-16
(UK time)
Currently watching: 3
from € 890.00
Apply with documents

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf)

Address: Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

Description Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf)

  • Year of foundation: 1965;
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany;
  • Students age: from 18 years;
  • Number of students: 35,000 people;
  • Language of instruction: German;
  • Type of study: state university.

Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf is one of the youngest universities in North Rhine-Westphalia, founded in 1965, since 1988 it bears the name of the great poet. Today, about 35,000 students receive quality education on a modern campus, a compact campus that offers access to a university clinic and specialized libraries. The state capital Düsseldorf offers an attractive environment with a recognized high quality of life.

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf considers itself a civic interdisciplinary network university.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf)

Program name
from 890 € / year

Quick overview:

  • Jurisprudence;
  • Mathematical, natural sciences;
  • Medical school;
  • Faculty of Philosophy;
  • Faculty of Business and Economics.
from 890 € / year

Quick overview:

  • Jurisprudence;
  • Mathematical, natural sciences;
  • Medical school;
  • Faculty of Philosophy;
  • Faculty of Business and Economics.

Accommodation, housing and food

There are hostels near HHU and right on campus, and since not all students get a room there, it is better to apply in advance - immediately after admission. Apply online at Studierendenwerk Düsseldorf (STW).

In addition to the low rents, students appreciate the proximity to campus or university and the diverse opportunities for communication in residential complexes. Several complexes have living quarters for people with disabilities, apartments for students with children are available.

The standard equipment of almost all systems includes a built-in kitchen, Internet and TV connections, and a laundry and drying room for common use. All residential buildings have parking, bicycle storage. All residential complexes are located near the university and are easily accessible by bus and train.

In addition to the central dining room, the HHU has many large and small dining rooms, the Studierendenwerk Düsseldorf cafeteria on campus with spacious outdoor areas.

Events Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf)

Learning is not just learning. For more than 37,000 international students, the campus is not only a work space, but also a living space. The diverse, attractive space attracts students from Düsseldorf and the surrounding area.

Libraries and a botanical garden are open on campus, which provide an ideal environment for cultural offerings, a "stage" for numerous activities on campus.

The Studierendenwerk organizes a wide range of events for international cultural exchange: theater projects, exhibitions, readings, lectures, concerts.

The university has an orchestra, choir, sports sections, and many other cultural offerings.


  • HHU has five faculties - all combined into one campus. The core of the university is medical, followed by mathematics and natural sciences, philosophical, economic and legal.
  • HHU teachers are well versed in their subject, videos of the nominees for the annual HHU Teaching Award showcase their motivation and innovation. Students can almost always contact them through any channels.
  • All faculties meet on campus through unified housing estates.
  • Internationality, tolerance and unity are the values of the HHU campus.

Equipment Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf)

HHU is also known for buildings that embody an innovative and open spirit. The Student Services Center is open from morning to night and has received high marks for its contemporary architecture. Futuristic outside and functional inside the building, equipped with progressive learning areas:

  • Faculty of Business Administration "Oeconomicum";
  • Medical library "OASE";
  • "Center for Synthetic Life Sciences" in the form of a giant X chromosome.

The buildings are equipped with free Wi-Fi.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Applications for international students are submitted by May 31.

For detailed information about tuition fee and additional charges international students can contact to SMAPSE manager.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Applicants provide:

  • A notarized copy of the high school diploma (Abitur or equivalent) showing the final grade;
  • Sample Academic Writing (Research Paper / Essay / Bachelor's Dissertation) in English or American Literature and / or Linguistics;
  • A certified copy of the transcript of the recordings, if necessary translated into English;
  • Motivational statement indicating the intended direction of study in the field of literary, cultural or linguistic studies;
  • Curriculum Vitae, photograph.

Documents in languages ​​other than English or German must be translated and certified.

For admission to the magistracy, the following requirements must be met:

  • By September 30 of the corresponding year (end of the summer semester), bachelor's degree studies must be completed, bachelor's thesis submitted;
  • Not all assessments may be available, but an updated review must be downloaded.

Scholarships Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf)

The DAAD Scholarship Database (German Academic Exchange Service) provides information on funding opportunities for international students, alumni, DAAD postdocs and other selected funding organizations.

Map, location

Insurance, flights, residence permits, citizenship and other services

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (University of Düsseldorf) reviews

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
Similar schools
Callback Free course selection Online consultant