Founded in 1970, the University of Augsburg is one of the young reform universities in Bavaria. Eight faculties currently offer more than 20,000 students a broad range of almost 90 Bachelor’s, Master’s and State Examination study programmes in the fields of humanities and social sciences, law and economics, natural sciences and technological and computer sciences, and from October 2019, also medicine.

German Research Foundation is currently funding around 125 projects, the EU around 17 projects on which scientists and scholars from the University of Augsburg are working. Through cooperation agreements with more than 220 universities and research institutions in over 57 countries, the University of Augsburg is networked worldwide. (Status: Summer Semester 2022)

Summer Semester 2022

Total Student Enrollment

Total students: 18,890
    Female students: 10,829 (57,3%)
    Male students:   8,056 (42,6%)

    Non-binary students: 5 (0,03%)

Students Enrollment by Faculty
    Catholic Theological Faculty: 337
    Faculty of Business and Economics: 2,753
    Faculty of Law: 2,883

    Faculty of Medicine: 264
    Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences: 2,912
    Faculty of Philology and History: 4,756
    Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Materials Engineering: 2,221
    Faculty of Applied Computer Science: 2.754  


International Students: 1,636 (8.6 %)



Study programmes

Total number of degree programmes: 86
       Undergraduate programmes (including Bachelor): 40
        Postgraduate programmes (including Master): 46



Total number of employees (as of 31.07.2022): 4,068
       1,980 of which are female
       2,088 of which are male

Employees by Employment Type
        Professors: 276
        Lecturers: 1,123
        Academic Support Staff: 842
        Other Employees (Sciences/Arts, part-time): 1,827









Total 2021 budget: € 184.4 million
Which includes:
        Third party funding:   € 29.6 million
        Study grants: € 9.6 million