Why study Sustainable Development in Marburg

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The course combines three areas for which Philipps University Marburg is recognized internationally: sustainable economics, economic geographies of innovation and transformation, and physical geographies, among others with a focus on climate change. Building upon these strengths, the course provides a unique combination of content with an intimate and open-minded learning atmosphere.

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Beyond close contact to lecturers and excellent library facilities, the City of Marburg charms by its vibrant and international academic atmosphere. Life in Marburg is shaped by its students. There are currently about 26,000 living among Marburg's 80,000 inhabitants. The city of Marburg is distinguished by its location beneath the castle. Many cafés and pubs can be found in the traffic-calmed Oberstadt district (upper level of the city).

The University of Marburg was founded in 1527. The University's institutions reflect this long history through their diversity. The University of Marburg is embedded in the city, with the involved departments located in the city centre, within easy walking distance.

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