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About HHU


Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is one of the younger higher education institutions in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – founded in 1965. Since 1988 our university has carried the name of one of the city’s finest sons. Today around 35,000 students study at a modern campus under conditions ideally suited to academic life.

As a campus university where everything is close together, all buildings including the University Hospital and the specialised libraries are easily reachable. Our university departments enjoy an excellent reputation due to an exceptionally high number of collaborative research centres. Moreover, the state capital Düsseldorf provides an attractive environment with a high quality of life.

Facts and figures about HHU - from current statistics to history (in preparation) and accountability reports.

Equal opportunities, family support and diversity are central fields of action for a future-oriented university. For this purpose, HHU provides its own facilities.

The proactive combination of university and entrepreneurship is pursued sustainably at HHU through initiatives such as the Center for Entrepreneurship (CEDUS).

University and State Library (ULB)

The ULB is a central service facility of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf that makes its collections and offers available to the public and also performs state library tasks.

University Hospital (UKD)

With around 300,000 outpatients and 50,000 inpatients treated every year, the UKD Düsseldorf is the largest hospital in the state capital and one of the key medical centres in NRW.

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