Welcome to the employee portal of the OVGU

The information portal for employees at the OVGU is under construction.

Currently you will find news from the university, forms and important information.
What we want to achieve with the HR portal and how you can help create it, you can find out here.


For the ceremonial welcome of the first-semester students, the matriculation ceremony will take place on October 2, 2023, starting at 11:30 a.m. in the Opera House. Afterwards, the introduction days will start with the events of the student councils and the faculties for the first-semester students to introduce them to the university. On October 5, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building 22, student initiatives will present themselves to first-year students at a "Market of Opportunities." In this way, they can gain a compact insight into student involvement and learn how diverse it is.


First come, first read! In the nationwide competition "One University - One Book", we, university staff and students, want to read Bill Bryson's "A Brief History of Everyday Things" (the book is in German) and get talking about it. If you're quick, you could win one of five free copies. Just send an e-mail with the subject "One university - one book, free book copy" to Sina Frankmölle.


For data protection reasons, the display of company contacts in the Zoom app was switched off as of May 31, 2023. Therefore, contacts can no longer be retrieved from this list to immediately start a chat or add someone to a conference. However, this is still possible via direct entry of the mail address.
Your own contact list is not affected by the shutdown. For quick access in Zoom, the required contacts can also be stored there.

A new beginning at the university

In Syria, Mohamad Alhussein Saoud is earning his bachelor's and master's degrees in economics at the University of Aleppo. In 2015, he fled his home country. Today, he is working on his doctorate - at our university. The doctoral student talks about what it's like to start from scratch in a foreign country in the 'online magazine.

Unfortunately, the article is only available in German.

For better health care

Medical engineers at OVGU played a leading role in developing a research agenda for the use of ionizing radiation in medical applications. It can serve as a decision-making aid for political decision-makers, funding institutions or industry players and thus gradually improve healthcare in Europe at the individual level.

Ensuring the next generation of trainers

Students of sports science at OVGU can now acquire the exercise instructor license of the German Olympic Sports Confederation. This is stipulated in the cooperation agreement with the Landessportbund, which has just been signed. The license enables them to offer sports and exercise programs in clubs.

Engineers save lives

New implants are set to help patients with life-threatening vascular diseases in the future. Mini-tubes made of wire mesh guide the blood past balloon-like bulges in the blood vessels, thus keeping the blood flow open.

Unfortunately, the article is only available in German.


According to the Federal Statistical Office, 205,300 people were currently pursuing a doctorate at universities in Germany last year. That was 5,000 doctoral students or 2 percent more than in 2021. As in the previous year, the proportion of women in 2022 was 48 percent, while the proportion of men was 52 percent. The average age of doctoral students was 30.3 years. 48,100 doctoral students (23%) had a foreign nationality.

A good quarter of the doctoral students, or 26 percent, were pursuing their doctoral degree in the subject group of human medicine/health sciences in 2022. The second largest group was made up of doctoral students in the subject group mathematics and natural sciences, followed by engineering and law, economics and social sciences.

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