Key Facts About Leibniz University Hannover

Founded 1831

Address Welfengarten 1
D-30167 Hannover
Degree Coursses

84 degree programmes in the academic year of 2020
grouped into 9 faculties

Students 29,433 in the 2020/21 winter semester
including 12,284 (41 per cent) women
including 4,379 (15 per cent) international students from 119 countries
Alumni 4,603 graduates in the academic year of 2020
out of which 43 percent of humanities and social sciences
out of which 22 percent of natural sciences
out of which 35 percent of engineering sciences
Research * 4 Excellence Clusters (out of which 2 led by LUH)
8 Selected Research Areas (out of which 2 cooperations)
3 Transregios (out of which 2 cooperations)
8 Research Training Groups (out of which 5 cooperations)
14 Research Groups (out of which 11 cooperations)
3 Priority Programmes (plus additional cooperations)
Overall Budget ** Euro 266.7 million (income according to the annual report),
and also external funding amounting to 130.0 million euros
and also special funds from the State of Lower Saxony amounting to 96.8 million euros
and also 38.8 million euros from other income
plus 21.1 million euros from "Studienqualitätsmittel" (state funds for the improvement of study conditions) and long-term study fees
 Staff *** 3,320 research and teaching staff,
of whom 348 are professors,
1,744 technical and administrative staff,
74 apprentices,
totalling 5,138 staff
Buildings **** 325,720m² floor space,
spread over 167 buildings
with 4m² to 42,083 m² floor space
President Prof. Dr. iur. Volker Epping
Vice President for Finance and Administration Dr. Christoph Strutz
Vice President for Teaching, Academic Programmes and Continuing Education Prof. Dr. Julia Gillen
Vice President for International Affairs and Sustainability Prof. Dr. Christina von Haaren
Vice President for Research and Transfer Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Blume
Vice President for Appointment Issues, Human Resources Development and Academic Continuing Education Prof. Dr. Joachim Escher

*) Data from 01/2021
**) The overall budget figures (income) refer to 2019
***) Data from 12/2019
****) Data from 01/2020