Study site Hamburg
With roughly 44,000 students, including almost 5,000 international students from over 130 countries, Universität Hamburg is one of the largest higher education institutions in Germany. The University unites diverse teaching and excellent research.
As part of the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments, Universität Hamburg has been granted clusters of excellence for 4 core research areas: Advanced Imaging of Matter, Climate, Climatic Change, and Society (CliCCS), Understanding Written Artefacts, and Quantum Universe. Additionally, Universität Hamburg has been granted the status of a University of Excellence for its role as a flagship university. It is committed to researching sustainability and specifically promotes research projects on sustainability.
Study Atmospheric Science – Understand Weather and Climate
With its unique KlimaCampus network, Hamburg is a stronghold of meteorology. All relevant climate sciences are represented at the University and work together on an interdisciplinary basis. In this network, the Meteorological Institute is at the heart of the Cluster of Excellence CLiCCS that is based at the University. The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and the German Climate Computing Center are also located on the University campus.