Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Incoming ERASMUS Students

Welcome to our Institute of Geosciences and Geography at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

Our Institute

The Institute of Geoscences and Geography consists of different departments:

  • Physical Geography
  • Geomatic and Cartography
  • Social and Economic Geography
  • Didactics of Geography
  • Environmental Planning
  • General Geology
  • Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology
  • Mineralogy and Geochemistry
  • Petrology and Economic Geology
  • Engineering Geology.

Central facilities include:

  • Computerpools
  • Geo-library
  • Map-Pool
  • Geological Garden
  • Labs for different purposes

International Office

The University of Halle currently has approximately 20,000 students  enrolled. Halle offers excellent  conditions for studying and a city with a vibrant cultural scene.

The International Students Department provides information for all issues regarding international students.

Living in Halle

Halle (Saale)    has an approximate population of 230,000 making it  Saxony-Anhalt’s largest town in terms of residents. It lies on the banks  of the river Saale. Halle is a historically grown town. Beside is is modern, offering a mix of art, culture,  relaxation, catering, and shopping. Besides this Halle (Saale) is an important business, technology and  scientific location.