Universität des Saarlandes

country rank  32
world rank  629

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University Overview

Founded in 1948, Universität des Saarlandes (Saarland University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Saarbrücken (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Saarland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Bildung und Kultur, Saarland (Ministry of Education and Culture of Saarland), Universität des Saarlandes is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität des Saarlandes offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this German higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Saarland University
Founded 1948

University Location

Address Campus
Saarbrücken (population range: 50,000-249,999)
66123 Saarland
T +49 (681) 3020
F +49 (681) 302 2609

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Campus
+49 (681) 302 3513

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerium für Bildung und Kultur, Saarland


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019