Academies, colleges, and universities: see this list for a comprehensive overview of Hamburg's public academic institutions.
Hamburg's largest university offers a wide variety of degree programmes — from art history and law to physics, with several courses taught in English.
HAW Hamburg focuses on practise-oriented research and interdisciplinary teaching.
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) is a practise-oriented university in Hamburg-Harburg, with a focus on engineering programmes.
The most modern of Hamburg's universities specialises on architecture and metropolitan development.
The University of Fine Arts Hamburg (HFBK) was founded in 1767 and offers a wide range of subjects for higher artistic education.
Hamburg School of Music and Theater is one of the largest academies of its kind in Germany.