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About the University of Duisburg-Essen

Located in the heart of the Ruhr metropolis, the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the youngest and largest universities in Germany. Courses are offered within the Humanities and Social Sciences, Economics and Business Studies,Engineering Sciences and Natural Sciences (including Medicine). The university is also well known in the international scientific community.

This is reflected by the top positions the UDE has recently achieved in international rankings. In a global comparison of the performance of the best universities founded since the turn of the millennium, the UDE ranked third. In the Times Higher Education Ranking, the UDE is in the 13th rank among the best 150 universities worldwide younger than 50 years old.

The research carried out at the UDE covers a broad spectrum including four cross-departmental main research areas: nanosciences, biomedical sciences, urban systems, and transformation of contemporary societies. More than 43,000 students from over 130 countries are enrolled at the UDE in a total of over 230 courses of study. An important objective of the UDE’s diversity management program is to offer equal opportunities to young people from non-academic backgrounds.

As an academic global player, the UDE cultivates partnerships with more than 100 universities all over the world. It is a member of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr), a strategic coalition formed by the three universities in the Ruhr area. The UA Ruhr operates liaison offices in North America, Russia, and Latin America.

To find more information about the University of Duisburg-Essen, please follow the link below.

University of Duisburg-Essen

Phone: +49 (0)201 183-4949

Universitätsstraße 2
45141 Essen

Telefon: +49 (0)201 183-6474


University of Duisburg-Essen
Berliner Platz 6-8
45127 Essen

Conference Contact
Prof. Dr. E. Gutzwiller-Helfenfinger
Telefon: +49 (0)201 183-6352

Campus Essen
S06 S06 A33