University Of Giessen Courses

Last Updated on August 8, 2022 by Team College Learners

We offer a wide range of different degree programmes, of which many are taught in English. We have been welcoming international students since its foundation in 1607. Our interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching makes Justus Liebig University one of Germany’s most prominent universities of science, which has close links to industry and society. Whether you are interested in law, economics, medicine, biology or geosciences, we have a programme for you.

The University of Giessen (German: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, JLU) is a public research university in Giessen, Hesse, Germany. It was founded in 1607 as a Lutheran university and is now one of the largest universities in Germany with approx. 30,000 students.

Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen

Justus Liebig University Giessen [JLU], Giessen Campus Photos, Videos &  Infrastructure Gallery
country rank 49
world rank 690

University Overview

Founded in 1607, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (Justus Liebig University Giessen) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Giessen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Hesse. Officially recognized by the Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts), Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (JLU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (JLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 413 years old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. JLU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

NameJustus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
NameJustus Liebig University Giessen
ColoursBlue and white

University Location

AddressLudwigstrasse 23
35390 Hesse
Tel+49 (641) 16400
Fax+49 (641) 99 12259

Master’s Degree Programmes

After 1-2 years of study students gain a second university degree. Precondition for entry to Master’s courses of study is a successfully completed Bachelor’s degree.

  • General information on Master’s degree programmes (Master Information Day at JLU Giessen, …)

Master of Science (MSc)

  • Advanced Materials
  • Agricultural & Resource Economics
  • Agrobiotechnology (taught in English)
  • Beverage Technology
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Sport Therapy and Sport Physiology
  • Crop Science
  • Economics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Economics
  • Global Change: Ecosystem Science and Policy (taught in English)
  • [new] Human Movement Analytics – Biomechanics, Motor Control, and Learning (taught in English)
  • Insect Biotechnology and Bioresources (taught in English)
  • Livestock Sciences
  • Man, climate and environment
  • Mathematics
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Nutritional Sciences and Home Economics / Ecotrophology
  • Oenology
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Sustainable Transition (taught in English)
  • Transition Management (taught in English)
  • Wine Economics

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

  • Vocational Education and Training

Master of Arts (MA)

  • Anglophone Studies (taught in English)
  • Applied Musicology
  • Applied Theatre Studies
  • Art Education
  • Choreography and Performance (taught in English)
  • Comparative Studies – Comparative Literature and Culture
  • Democracy and Governance
  • Educational Science: Adult and Continuing Education, Extracurricular Education
  • German Studies
  • History
  • History and Culture
  • Inclusive and Elementary Education
  • Intercultural Communication and Business
  • Interdisciplinary Studies on Eastern Europe
  • Modern Societies and Cultures
  • Philosophy
  • Romance Studies

university of giessen tuition fees

The university does not require students to submit tuition fees. Only the semester contributions need to be paid. The semester contribution for first enrolment (Winter Semester) is tabulated below:

ContributionAmount (Euro)Amount (INR)
Semester ticket132.9511561.14
Contribution for the student body8.22714.80
contribution for the Studentenwerk / student services83.707278.43
Administrative Fee504347.93
Deposit for the electronic student ID card151304.38
Ticket for the Giessen municipal theatre1.50130.44
Bike rental system1.50130.44