The University of Augsburg is a university located in the Universitätsviertel section of Augsburg, Germany. It was founded in 1970 and is organized in 8 Faculties.
The University of Augsburg is a relatively young campus university with approx. 18,000 students in October 2012. About 14% of its students come from foreign countries, a larger percentage than at comparable German universities.In October 2011 Sabine Doering Manteuffel succeeded Alois Loidl as rector of the university. She is the first female rector of a Bavarian university.
The former President of Germany Joachim Gauck holds a Doctor honoris causa of the University of Augsburg.
Official Website https://www.uni-augsburg.de/
Coordinates 48°20'2.02" N 10°53'45.276" E