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About the University

The University of Marburg is the university with the longest tradition in Hesse. Founded in 1527, it offers excellent teaching in a wide range of subjects in a total of 16 departments to its approximately 23.500 students. Trendsetting topics with high relevance for society determine research in Marburg. With twelve Leibniz Prize winners, the University of Marburg is one of the leading research institutions in the State of Hesse.