Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany (LUH)

Founded in 1831, the Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, is research and education organization located in Hannover, Germany. The university was named after Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, the 18th century mathematician and philosopher and it is, now, one of the largest and oldest science and technology universities in Germany, being a member of TU9 - an association of the nine leading Institutes of Technology in Germany. In the 2015/16 academic year it enrolled 26806 students, of which 2407 were from foreign countries. It has nine faculties which offer more than 180 degree courses in about 90 subjects.

The Institute for Steel Construction of the Leibniz Universitaet Hannover is directly involved in the ITN AEOLUS4FUTURE. Under the lead of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Schaumann, remarkable research work has been carried out during the last 20 years, mainly in the scope of support structures for offshore wind turbines, structural steel connection systems and fire safety engineering.

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