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Welcome to Philipps-Universität Marburg!

The University of Marburg is not only a German university steeped in tradition, it is also the oldest university in the world that was founded as a Protestant institution in 1527. It has been a place of research and teaching for nearly five centuries.

Nowadays there are around 22,000 students studying in Marburg - 15.5 percent from all over the world. If you are interested in studying at the University of Marburg the information you require is available under Studying. If you are a visiting academic, you will find information under International.

Almost all scientific disciplines, with the exception of the engineering sciences, are represented at the University of Marburg. The different disciplines are assigned to 16 different departments.

Numerous organizations complement and enrich the university’s range of services. For example, such organizations may carry out special research activities or support the University of Marburg in the areas of communication, IT and foreign languages (please see: Institutions).