Student Life in Hamburg


Hamburg is one of the most important university cities in Germany. More than 25 private and public universities and colleges are located in the city, which gives it a very diverse student and nightlife.

Hamburg offers a wide range of cultural and leisure activities and is not only a university center but also the third largest musical city after New York and London. In addition, the city has around 60 theatres and numerous concert halls where the world’s most famous artists perform. Every year, numerous music festivals are held in Hamburg, such as the “MS Dockville” or the “Reeperbahn Festival”. Furthermore, Hamburg’s St. Pauli district is well known far beyond its borders.

With the over 60 museums, the Altona Fish Market, the Elbphilharmonie as well as many cultural and sporting events, you can always explore and experience something new in the city.

The North Sea and the cities of Lüneburg and Lübeck are within easy reach of Hamburg. In addition, the city has excellent connections to the national and international transport network through its airport, railway station and several motorways.