Founded in 1974, the Osnabrück University is a vibrant university in northwestern Germany, known for its research and teaching in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, law and economics.
Thinking outside the box is cultivated in the interdisciplinary institutes for migration research, cognitive science, early modern research and in environmental systems research. Osnabrück Biology is nationally and internationally renowned with its Collaborative Research Center "Physiology and Dynamics of Cellular Microcompartments (SFB 944)". With the European Legal Studies Institute, the University of Osnabrück has one of Europe's most important research institutions in comparative law and legal unification.
The prevention of occupational skin diseases and early childhood education and development are further focal points. The AI Campus of the Osnabrück University plays an outstanding role. The aim is to research and develop innovative software technologies along the interfaces between artificial and human intelligence.
The previous branch of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Osnabrück has been further developed into the DFKI Lab Lower Saxony since the beginning of April 2019