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The University of Regensburg (UR) is a modern campus university just 2 km south of the UNESCO world heritage old town. 25,000 students are enrolled in 11 faculties and more than 90 course programs. Studying at the University of Regensburg is tuition-free! International students find more information at our UR International site. The UR, its neighbouring University of Applied Sciences, and several other higher education centers make Regensburg a vibrant student city. Numerous leisure and cultural venues attract student crowds, especially in the warm summer season where the riverfronts are the places to be on evenings and weekends.


Regensburg, a 2000-years old Roman settlement and later the first capital of Bavaria, is the economic and cultural center of central and eastern Bavaria. Today, the medieval old town is a UNESCO world heritage site that hosts bustling shopping days and vibrant party nights. Its location at the Danube river and beneath the Upper Palatine, Bavarian, and Bohemian Forests make Regensburg a great springboard for various outdoor activities in the region. Beer Gardens are very popular during the pleasant spring and summer seasons. Winters are relatively mild, but skiing opportunities are just a stone’s throw away. Regensburg can be conveniently reached by international and regional trains from Berlin, Frankfurt, Vienna, Munich, and Prague. Munich airport is 1 h away by train or car.