The University of Hamburg

The University. The University of Hamburg is the largest institution for research and education in northern Germany. As one of the country’s largest universities, the University offers a diverse range of degree programs and excellent research opportunities. The University boasts numerous interdisciplinary projects in a broad range of fields and an extensive partner network of leading regional, national, and international higher education and research institutions. The University of Hamburg is a University of Excellence. As part of the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments, the University of Hamburg has been granted clusters of excellence for 4 core research areas.

History. The University of Hamburg was founded in 1919 by local citizens. Important founding figures include Senator Werner von Melle and the merchant Edmund Siemers. Nobel Prize winners such as the physicists Otto Stern, Wolfgang Pauli, and Isidor Rabi taught and researched at the University. Many other distinguished scholars, such as Ernst Cassirer, Erwin Panofsky, Aby Warburg, William Stern, Agathe Lasch, Magdalene Schoch, Emil Artin, Ralf Dahrendorf, and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, also worked here.

Public transportation

It is easy to get to the University of Hamburg by public transportation:

Train (S-Bahn). The S21 and S31 trains take three minutes to get from the Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) to Dammtor Train Station (main campus).

Bus. The 4, 5 and 109 buses go directly to the University (Dammtor (Messe/CCH) bus stop).

Airport. From the airport the University can easily be reached by train. The train ride from Hamburg Airport to the University of Hamburg takes less than 30 minutes. Just take the S1 to the Main Station (Hauptbahnhof). From there you can either take the S21 or S31 to Dammtor Train Station (main campus).

Car. Due to limited parking, we strongly recommend taking public transportation!

We are looking forward to working with you at the 4th European Conference on Donor Health and Management 2020.