University of Flensburg

University of Flensburg

About the University

The University of Flensburg previously been called the “College of Education” (1946-1994), is a young university. It is the northernmost university in Germany. Situated in the heart of a maritime-dominated region, the University of Flensburg was officially proclaimed “Europa-Universität Flensburg” on June 30th, 2014. The University focuses on the areas of education, economics, environmental sciences/sustainable development, and interdisciplinary European studies.

University of Flensburg
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Overall Ranking

According to current statistics,

The University is ranked 3038 of 14,160 universities in the World; 885 of 2789 in Europe; 120 of 370 in Germany; 4 of 12 in Schleswig-Holstein and 1 of 2 in Flensburg.


Facts and Figures

The University enrolls around 5,000 students and is one of the smaller universities in Germany. The University of Flensburg has cooperated with more than 80 partner universities in 34 countries.

Programs offered by the University

The main focus of the University is on teacher training and international management. The programs offered include:

  • Humanities and Theologies
  • Art
  • Textiles and Music
  • Educational Sciences
  • Teacher Education
  • Special Education
  • Mathematics
  • NaturalSsciences
  • Technology
  • General Studies
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Language, Culture, and Media Studies
  • European Studies
  • Sports Science
  • Economics and Social Sciences

Internship and jobs

CampusCareer- The career service of the Flensburg Campus, helps students in providing job offers and internships for students in Germany and Denmark: campuscareer.de. 

Current student jobs will be posted on a notice board in the university’s main building. However, jobs are also advertised online with the Agentur für Arbeit. In addition, the University offers a workshop “How to apply for a job in Germany” every spring semester. Students can look for an internship or a part-time job in the online portal stujo. flensburg.stujo.net

House and Accommodation

The Studentenwerk Schleswig-Holstein which is a non-profit organization in charge of the universities residencies and student accommodation nationwide is one of the best options. Five different student residence halls can be found in Flensburg.

The University Student Union (AStA) helps students with apartment offers and advertisements and will help them find private accommodation.  Flensburg Youth Hostel, a hostel, and a boarding house/hoste Flensbed are a few other options.

Local newspapers such as MoinMoin, Flensburger Wochenschau advertise about the accommodation facilities available in the city.

Cost of living

The cost of living in Flensburg is slightly lower than in other major German cities. The cost of living will be a minimum of 700 € to 850 € monthly, including rent, food, transportation, and other basic needs. The amount would cost around INR 70,000/month and 950 USD/month according to the current currency value.

CategoryExpensive City [in Euro]Average [in Euro]Small town [in Euro]Comments
Rent 500375200Depending on the location
Semester Fees350200110Per semester
Transportation000The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.
Public Insurance110110110Insurance does not depend on cities.
Private Insurance353535you can choose either public or private insurance.
Radio Bill18.3618.3618.36Per month
Mobile20158Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month
Groceries220200160Depending on your choice
Miscellaneous200150100Depending on your choice
Total [with Public Insurance]1,4181,068.36706.36Per month
Total [with Private Insurance]1,343993.63631.36Per month

Places to visit near the University

Flensburg explores the art and cultural history from the Middle Ages onward. Places to Visit in Flensburg-

  • Rote Strasse

  • Museumsberg Flensburg

  • Historischer Hafen

  • Citti-Park

  • Phäenomenta

Popular Courses at the University for International Students

Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs:

  • Educational Sciences
  • International Management

Master of Arts Degree Programs:

  • International Management Studies
  • Culture-language-media

Master of Engineering


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