Facts & figures (as of 2020)

Students 41.740

Study programmes 267

Including teacher training courses 127

Students in total

  • Total: 41.740
  • Woman: 49%
  • International students: 19%

First-year students

  • Total: 10.489
  • Woman: 53%
  • International students: 17%

Graduates

  • Total: 5.052
  • Woman: 52%
  • International students: 17%

Doctoral candidates

  • Total: 1.970
  • Woman: 45%
  • International students: 25%

International students

  • Total: 6,454
  • Europe (share): 22.40%
  • Asia (share): 63.60%
  • Africa (share): 11.59%
  • America (share): 2.32%
  • Australia (share): 0.08%

Academic degrees

  • Bachelor (ohne LA BA): 1.839
  • Master (ohne LA MA)     1.705
  • Teacher training courses (Staatsex. + LA BA): 1.583
  • Medicine: 249
  • Diplom: 1
  • Promotionen: 506
  • Habilitationen: 41

Budget 2020

Budget aid from the State of North Rhine-Westphalia:

396,5 Mio. €

In the Faculty of Medicine:

106,6 Mio. €

Third-party funding:

150,1 Mio. €

In the Faculty of Medicine:

48,4 Mio. €

Staff

Total number of employees:

5.971

Women:

48,8%
Professorships:

501

Women:

28%

Scientific employees:

3.928

Women:

46%

Employees in technical support & administration (excluding Faculty of Medicine):

1.542

Women:

62%

Further information

Reports

For further information and details please read the annual reports of the University Board (PDF):

Students & staff

Budget