Living and Studying in Düsseldorf
Founded more than 100 years ago as 'academy for practical medicine', the Heinrich-Heine-University (HHU) Düsseldorf nowadays is the alma mater for more than 17000 students, 260 Professors and more than 6000 academic and non-academic staff members allocated in five faculties (Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Medicine, Arts, Law and Economics), the University Hospital, the University- and State-Library and the Administration Department. The HHU Düsseldorf has long standing cooperation with important research institutions in the surrounding region. Among them the Max Planck Institute for Bioanorganic Chemistry and the Forschungszentrum Jülich, one of Europe's largest research centers, also participate in the NRW Research School BioStruct.
For information regarding the HHU Düsseldorf, research at the HHU Düsseldorf and studying at the HHU Düsseldorf click the following links:
For the HHU Düsseldorf website click here.
A Flyer with facts and figures of the HHU Düsseldorf can be downloaded here (English and German version available).
For information on research at the HHU Düsseldorf click here.
The International Office of the HHU Düsseldorf and it's international welcome centre offers important services and information for students and researchers from abroad: Website of the International Welcome Centre.
The EURAXESS Germany / National Coordination Point at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers many addionally important informations if you are planning a research stay in germany. For general informations regarding a research stay in Germany click here.
General information on PhD research in Germany can additionally be found on the 'Study in Germany' portal of the Deutsche Welle click here.
The city of Düsseldorf
Located at the river Rhine and more than 870 years old, Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Renowned for its cultural events, theatres, museums and art institutions, its trade and fashion fairs, and its international airport, Düsseldorf is one of the most important culture-, traffic- and economic centers in Germany.
For information regarding the city of Düsseldorf and living in Düsseldorf click the following links:
A student's point of view on the city and the university of Düsseldorf can be found at DAAD's 'Study in Germany' portal.
For the official city of Düsseldorf website click here
For Tourist information from the city of Düsseldorf click here.
For Düsseldorf information in Wikipedia click here (English version), or
here (German version)
Photos University: Pressestelle der HHU Düsseldorf
Photos Düsseldorf: © Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH