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Professorship Appointment Culture

The University of Marburg continually develops its appointment processes in terms of quality management. Against the backdrop of an internationally perceptible trend toward an overemphasis on quantitative assessments of scientific achievements, the university sharpened the cornerstones of its professorship appointment culture in a university-wide discussion process at the end of 2018: quality, cooperation, and potential are at the core of the professorship appointment processes at the University of Marburg.

On the following pages, you can learn more about the guiding principles of the Marburg professorship appointment culture. Its core elements consist of four guiding principles which are taken into account in all phases of the appointment procedures – regardless of whether a tenure track professorship or a permanent professorship is to be filled.