Leuphana University Lüneburg is a public university in Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. Leuphana was founded in 1946 as a college of education (Pädagogische Hochschule). Leuphana established a unique university model within the German academic landscape that has received several awards. Leuphana University is one of the few universities in Europe to offer a liberal arts programme with their bachelor's programme Studium Individuale. The university is designated as a "foundation under public law".
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
|Motto||Academic freedom and social responsibility for the common good|
|Established||1946 (as a college of education)|
|Budget||€ 103.2 million|
Leuphana College concentrates its bachelor's degree studies into eight departments and two teacher training courses. In 2008, a graduate college was opened that integrates master's degree and doctorate programmes. In addition are a pan-departmental research centre and a professional school for advanced study courses, like business co-operation.
Leuphana was founded in May 1946 as one of eight colleges of education (pädagogische Hochschule) in Lower Saxony, and was renamed in May 1989 from Pädagogische Hochschule Lower Saxony, Abteilung Lüneburg to Lüneburg University.
Notable staff and alumniEdit
- Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
- AStA der Universität Lüneburg
- Kunstraum of Leuphana University Lüneburg
- Lehrstuhl für Gründungsmanagement (gmlg)