Within only three weeks the donation goal of the emergency relief fund "GUERICKE hilft!" was already reached thanks to the 420 donors. "Whether it was small sums or large sums: Every euro received has contributed to the fact that we are now able to support 111 students in need from all countries of the world with a one-time amount of 450 euros", Rector Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Strackeljan thanks all those who have contributed.



As of May 4, 2020, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg will again open the Campus Service Center and University Library to its students. In compliance with the Containment Ordinance of the State of Saxony-Anhalt as well as the hygiene measures issued by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the face-to-face service cannot offered completely.


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.

To study at the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg means: To study at a flagship university, to study at one of the youngest universities in Germany, and to study under the best conditions and with optimal support.

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