University of Göttingen

Wilhelmsplatz 1, 37073 Göttingen, Germany

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The University of Göttingen (German: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, GAU), known informally as Georgia Augusta, is a public comprehensive research university in the city of Göttingen, Germany. Founded in 1734 by George II, King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover, and starting classes in 1737, the university is the oldest in the state of Lower Saxony and the largest in student enrollment, which stands at around 26,000. Home to many noted figures, it represents one of Germany's historic and traditional institutions. Göttingen has been called "the city of science".

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Motto: For the good of all

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Administrative staff: 7,683

Students: 26,381

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Male students 49 : 51 Female students

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