Prospective students

Information for students

You would like to re-enrol? You would like to change subjects or study for a double degree? You find it difficult to organise your studies or arrange your classes? Or you are thinking about spending some time studying abroad?

We'll make sure you won't get lost in a maze of rules and regulations! On the following pages, you will find detailed information on different aspects of your university studies.


Alumni of the University of Würzburg
Our network, our future

What do you have in common with a theatre manager in India, an entrepreneur in Germany, a lawyer in Bulgaria or a researcher in South Africa? You spent at least part of your student life at the University of Würzburg. We are looking forward to sharing your ideas and experiences!

Visitors, the city and the region

Visitors, the city and the region

The University is committed to making a contribution to the city of Würzburg and the surrounding communities. This is why the University Library, the botanical garden, the Martin von Wagner Museum and other University facilities are all open to the general public as are various open days, concerts, readings, series of talks and other events organised by the University. In this section, all members of the public can find information on the respective facilities and events.


Information for staff members

In this section, you will find a wide range of information as well as links to offers and services for staff members of the University of Würzburg.


High-class research

You would like to find out more about research at the University of Würzburg? Numerous projects financed by third-party funds as well as collaborative research centres, research training groups and research units demonstrate the quality of our research.

A partner for business

You run a business and are looking for both highly-qualified junior staff and more opportunities for cooperation? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

News and Announcements

Now it's official: The Helmholtz Association has resolved to establish a Helmholtz Institute at the University of Würzburg. The new spin-off will focus on researching infectious diseases and new therapies.

Neurogeneticists from the University of Würzburg have discovered a peptide in Drosophila that has a strong impact on the fly's feeding and sleeping habits. At the same time, it is associated with the insects' circadian clock.

A study conducted by scientists from the Netherlands and Belgium takes a closer look at liars and the lies they tell. Würzburg psychologist Kristina Suchotzki participated in the study. Now the team has been awarded the lg Nobel Prize, the humorous parody of its Swedish counterpart.

The formation of macromolecular machines within cells is often a complicated endavour. Biochemists of the University of Würzburg and Göttingen have now unravelled new details of these processes. They show that cells invest a great deal of effort into preventing production errors.