Key Facts About Leibniz Universität Hannover

Founded 1831

Address Welfengarten 1
D-30167 Hannover
Degree Coursses

87 degree programmes in the academic year of 2019
grouped into 9 faculties

Students 29,781 in the 2018/19 winter semester
including 12,319 (41 per cent) women
including 4,290 (17 per cent) international students from 114 countries
Alumni 4,217 graduates in the academic year of 2017
out of which 46 percent of humanities and social sciences
out of which 22 percent of natural sciences
out of which 32 percent of engineering sciences
Research * 4 Excellence Clusters (out of which 2 cooperations)
5 Selected Research Areas (out of which 1 cooperation)
1 Transregio (out of which 1 cooperation)
10 Research Training Groups (out of which 5 cooperations)
15 Research Groups (out of which 12 cooperations)
3 Priority Programmes (plus additional cooperations)
Overall Budget ** Euro 247.9 million (income according to the annual report),
and also external funding amounting to 113.3 million euros
and also special funds from the State of Lower Saxony amounting to 120.5 million euros
and also 41.8 million euros from other income
plus 0.8 million euros from long-term study fees
 Staff *** 3,203 research and teaching staff,
of whom 334 are professors,
1,652 technical and administrative staff,
74 apprentices,
totalling 4,929 staff
Buildings **** 327,192 m² floor space,
spread over 165 buildings
with 4m² to 42,090 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. phil. Elfriede Billmann-Mahecha
Vice President for International Affairs Prof. Dr. Teresa Carlomagno
Vice President for Research Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. mult. Peter Wriggers
Vice President for Appointment Issues, Human Resources Development and Academic Continuing Education Prof. Dr. Joachim Escher

*) Data from 01/2019
**) The overall budget figures (income) refer to 2017.
***) Data from 12/2017
****) Data from 01/2018