Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg has a distinctive profile. It aims to create a lean and sharply-defined structure with its main focus of expertise in the traditional areas of engineering, the natural sciences and medicine. It also views economics and management and the social sciences and humanities as essential disciplines for a modern university in the information age.
Researchers at the University of Magdeburg are international networked and work interdisciplinary. Whether fundamental or applied research, it's always about finding a holistic solution to complex relationships and problems. As a catalyst and developmental driving force beyond the local region, the university is pursuing innovation strategies that increase the transfer of technology and knowledge within society.