REGENSBURG - The medival centre with a modern heart of the Upper-Palantine
Regensburg, a 2000-year-old Roman settlement and later the first capital of Bavaria, is the economic and cultural centre of central and eastern Bavaria. Today, the medieval old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the scene of lively shopping days and vibrant party nights. Its location on the Danube and at the foot of the Upper Palatinate, Bavarian and Bohemian Forests make Regensburg an ideal starting point for numerous 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 is easily reached by international and regional trains from Berlin, Frankfurt, Vienna, Munich and Prague. Munich airport is an hour away by train or car.
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Campus and City
The University of Regensburg (UR) is a modern campus university 2 km south of an UNESCO world heritage site. 20,000 students are enrolled in 12 faculties and more than 90 courses. Studying at the University of Regensburg is tuition-free! International students find more information at our UR International site. The UR, the 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.
The Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy in Regensburg offers various excellent study programs and has more than 1500 students of chemistry, pharmacy, business chemistry and chemistry education.