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Research Profile

As an institution of higher learning, the University of Göttingen is both strong in research and focused on research-driven teaching. Together with the University Medical Centre and eight non-university research institutions - including five Max Planck institutes - the University of Göttingen represents the core of the Göttingen Campus; for years, all of these institutions have worked collaboratively to build a campus structure that is exemplary within the German science system.The University is distinguished by the rich diversity of its subject spectrum particularly in the humanities, its excellent facilities for the pursuit of scientific research, and the outstanding quality of the areas that define its profile.