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)

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Total Student Enrollment

Total students: 19.606
    Female students: 11,221 (57.2 %)
    Male students:   8,377 (42.7 %)

    Non-binary students: 8 (0.05%)

Students Enrollment by Faculty
    Catholic Theological Faculty: 350
    Faculty of Business and Economics: 2,901
    Faculty of Law: 2,973

    Faculty of Medicine: 357
    Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences: 2,984
    Faculty of Philology and History: 4,796
    Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Materials Engineering: 2,289
    Faculty of Applied Computer Science: 2,956


International Students: 1,704 (8.7 %)



Study programmes

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



Total number of employees (as of 01/01/2023): 4,039
       1,944 of which are female
       2,095 of which are male

Employees by Employment Type
        Professors: 285
        Lecturers: 1,128
        Academic Support Staff: 861
        Other Employees (Sciences/Arts, part-time): 1,754









Total 2022 budget: € 204,1 million
Which includes:
        Third party funding:   € 27.9 million
        Study grants: € 9.3 million