With its merit scholarship program, Universität Hamburg supports outstanding international students and doctoral researchers of all subjects and degree levels who are actively involved in a social or intercultural context. The awarding of a merit scholarship allows recipients to concentrate fully on their studies and gives them the opportunity to develop their skills.
Founded in 1919, Universität Hamburg (University of Hamburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Hamburg (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Behörde für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Gleichstellung, Hamburg (Authority for Science, Research and Equality, Hamburg), Universität Hamburg (UHH) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Hamburg (UHH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 100 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.