Leibniz Universität Hannover 

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The Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) is a public research university in the German city of Hanover. It is one of Germany's largest and oldest science and technology universities, having been founded in 1831. Leibniz University Hannover is a member of the TU9, an association of Germany's nine leading Institutes of Technology. It enrolled 25,688 students in the 2014/15 school year, including 2,121 from other countries. It has nine faculties that offer 190 full and part-time degree programs in 38 disciplines. The university is a sponsor of the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), the world's largest science and technology library. At the same time, the city is home to a number of world-renowned companies and hosts one of the world's largest trade fairs of its kind: the Hanover Industrial Fair. The university is the second-largest institution of higher education in Lower Saxony, with nine faculties and over 190 first-degree full-time and part-time degree courses. The university employs 2930 research and teaching personnel, 321 of whom are professors. It has 1810 additional administrative employees, 90 apprentices, and approximately 1400 third-party funded employees. The university's campus is made up of 160 buildings that cover 322,700 square meters (79.7 acres) of floor space. Internationalization is the prime feature of Leibniz Universität Hannover. International networking and collaboration with outstanding scientists enable an international learning, teaching, and research environment at Leibniz Universität Hannover and its partner universities. The university's internationally oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs make it appealing to international students. Leibniz University sees its role as contributing to the long-term, peaceful, and responsible resolution of critical future tasks. The ability to do so stems from a broad range of subjects, including engineering and natural sciences, architecture and environmental planning, law and economics, and research-intensive social sciences and humanities.

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