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Lower Saxony, Germany
Osnabrück University is an urban and public research university in the city of Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. The university is known for some rare and unique interdisciplinary degree programs. Osnabrück University is made up of ten schools and four interdisciplinary institutes. The Schools and interdisciplinary institutes are: the School of Cultural Studies and Social Sciences, the School of Educational and Cultural Studies, the School of Physics, the School of Biology/Chemistry, the School of Mathematics/Computer Science, the School of Language and Literary Studies, the School of Human Sciences, the School of Business Administration and Economics, the School of Law. The four interdisciplinary institutes are the Institute of Migration Research and Intercultural Studies, the Institute of Early Modern Intercultural Studies, the Institute of Cognitive Science, the Institute of Environmental Systems Research
In 2018, the U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Osnabrück 1040 on the Best Global Universities Rankings.
The University of Osnabrück is located in Osnabruck, Lower Saxony, Germany. Osnabrück health care sector is one of the most important branches in the city. More than 14 percent of the population is being employed at hospitals, clinics and nursing/geriatric care providers. During the Second World War, Osnabrück suffered extensive damage. Nevertheless, there are still historically significant buildings in the old part of town. Namely the “Heger Tor”, the main gate leading to the historic district and the “Town Hall of the Peace of Westphalia”. Osnabrück offers a broad range of cultural highlights. The “Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra”, which was founded in 1919, is well-known far beyond the city limits. As one of its cultural heritage, the Spielberg quarry was the largest stone quarry in central Europe. In and around Osnabrück, numerous greens, parks, forests, and meadows are available where you can bike, take walks or simply relax.
The University of Osnabrück is the baroque castle which was formerly a home and office to the Prince-Bishop of Osnabrück. Nowadays, it houses the university administration. Most faculty buildings are scattered in close vicinity of the castle while some are a bit farther away. The library is well stocked with all the necessary materials needed to further its student’s education. The lecture rooms are well equipped for a smooth and comfortable lecture. Sporting facilities are also made available for exercise and fitness regime.
The university has different offers of accommodation and it is headed by the accommodation office. Besides overseeing the dormitories, they can also help you find private housing. The university has about 1700 dormitory rooms available. Also, Private apartments and rooms are available for those not wanting to stay in a dormitory.
The Osnabrück University Guest House apartments are all equipped with a toilet and shower, cooking facilities, internet access, a telephone and TV sets.
In Osnabrück, the summers are comfortable; while the winters are long, very cold and windy. Over the course of the year, the temperature usually varies from 31°F to 74°F and is rarely above 85°F or below 17°F. The warm season extends from June 3 to September 9, with an average daily rise in temperature above 67°F. The hottest day of the year is around August 4, with an average low of 56°F and a high of 74°F. The cold season extends from November 18 to March 10, with an average daily drop in temperature below 46°F. The coldest day of the year is around February 8, with an average high of 40°F and low of 31°F.
The scholarships Osnabrück University has to offer to it students are the following: Germany Scholarship and Lower Saxony Scholarship. Single parents in the final lap of their studies can receive financial support from Madame Courage Osnabrück support program.
Different foundations also provide financial assistance to students. The churches and political parties fund programs for gifted and talented students. For this reason, social commitment is a very important criterion besides academic achievements.
Also, Female students in the final lap of their Ph.D. studies can also apply for a completion grant from the female promotion pool. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) also provides scholarships for students. State grants are awarded in accordance with the Federal Education and Trainings Assistance Act (BAföG).
With all the 10 schools and the 4 interdisciplinary institutes in the university, the university has a staff of 1,858 consisted of 209 professors, 936 additional academic personnel which includes lecturers who have not obtained their professorships, post-doctoral researchers and also post-graduate assistants and 713 non-academic personnel. The school also has an estimate of 14,000 Students in all its faculties. Thus, the faculty to student ratio is 1:8.
According to the U.S. news and world report, the graduates of the University has succeeded in the economic part of life by getting jobs and impacting the economy in different ways. The university ensures that students are taught and equipped with all knowledge of what they need to get jobs and succeed in the economy.
The baroque castle which was formerly a home and office to the Prince-Bishop of Osnabrück is located close to the city center. In summer, the castle court which is mostly grass-covered is used for open-air cinema and concerts. There are different culture and leisure programs for international students which organizes day trips to other German cities and also theatre trips. There are canteens on the campus which provides sustenance for its students. The computer center and sporting center are also available for its students to use.
The University of Osnabrück has one of the largest university of applied sciences. It encourages interdisciplinary programs to ensure the well-rounded understanding of its students and to promote the interaction between different disciplines and careers in the world.
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