Education Southern Hamburg Metropolitan Region

With Lüneburg, the southern Hamburg Metropolitan Region excels with a renowned academic location setting new standards in Germany’s academic landscape.

Hamburg Metropolitan Region – Higher Education in Southern Hamburg Metropolitan Region

The university-level institutions in the Lower Saxony districts of Hamburg Metropolitan Region at a glance – ordered by number of students:

Leuphana University of Lüneburg
Location: Lüneburg
Students: 9,165
Faculties: Educational, Cultural and Social Sciences; Economics, Behavioural Sciences and Law; Environment and Engineering
The Leuphana University of Lüneburg is setting new standards. Since 2007, a new study and university model is being implemented in Lüneburg. It began with the installation of a College for Bachelor studies. In 2008, the Leuphana Graduate School went into operation, integrating Master’s and PhD programmes. Over and above this, interdisciplinary research centres are being created as well as a Professional School offering further-qualifying courses as well as cooperations with the industry.

University 21 Buxtehude
Location: Buxtehude
Students: 226
Courses of Study: Civil Engineering; Architecture on the Stock; Construction and Real Estate Management; Physiotherapy
Ingeniously DUAL! With this slogan, the University 21 is the first private university in Germany to offer its courses in the field of construction industry and physiotherapy solely as dual education.

Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen, Stade Campus
Location: Stade
Students: n.s.
Courses of Study: Bachelor of Engineering (Composites)
Since October 2006, the Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen offers, at its Stade Campus, a bachelor engineering course with a major in composites, which is unique in Germany.