In the centre of the Rhine-Ruhr area

Creative inspiration between Rhine and Ruhr: the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is located in the European region with the highest density of institutions of higher learning. Created in 2003 by the merger of the universities of Duisburg and Essen, the UDE is the youngest university in North Rhine-Westphalia and one of the ten largest universities in Germany.

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We. Together.

We admit, the Ruhr metropolis is not New York City. But it‘s pretty close. Walking across the two campuses of the UDE, you meet scientists and students from all over the world.

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Equal opportunities

How can we create fair education? How can we support every motivated talent on their way to a successful degree, independent of gender, ethnic, or social background?

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