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 30,196 in the 2019/20 winter semester
including 12,360 (41 per cent) women
including 4,608 (15 per cent) international students from 114 countries
Alumni 4,855 graduates in the academic year of 2019
out of which 44 percent of humanities and social sciences
out of which 22 percent of natural sciences
out of which 34 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 253.0 million (income according to the annual report),
and also external funding amounting to 123.7 million euros
and also special funds from the State of Lower Saxony amounting to 108.9 million euros
and also 39.7 million euros from other income
plus 20.1 million euros from "Studienqualitätsmittel" (state funds for the improvement of study conditions) and long-term study fees
 Staff *** 3,189 research and teaching staff,
of whom 334 are professors,
1,685 technical and administrative staff,
74 apprentices,
totalling 4,948 staff
Buildings **** 327,128m² floor space,
spread over 167 buildings
with 4m² to 42,089 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. Christina von Haaren
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 12/2018
****) Data from 01/2019