University of Freiburg

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University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

About University of Freiburg

According to Wikipedia, The University of Freiburg , officially the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg , is a public research university located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The university was founded in 1457 by the Habsburg dynasty as the second university in Austrian-Habsburg territory after the University of Vienna. Today, Freiburg is the fifth-oldest university in Germany, with a long tradition of teaching the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences and technology and enjoys a high academic reputation both nationally and internationally. The university is made up of 11 faculties and attracts students from across Germany as well as from over 120 other countries. Foreign students constitute about 18.2% of total student numbers.

What Is University of Freiburg Known For?

University of Freiburg is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Freiburg's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Freiburg's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Freiburg's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Sociology, and Anthropology. Here are some of University of Freiburg's most famous alumni:

Max Weber
Max Weber
A German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist .
Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger
A German philosopher .
Rudolf Carnap
Rudolf Carnap
A German philosopher.
Walter Benjamin
Walter Benjamin
A German literary critic, philosopher and social critic .
Herbert Marcuse
Herbert Marcuse
A German philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist .
Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt
A German-American philosopher and political theorist .
Ernst Zermelo
Ernst Zermelo
A German mathematician.
Max Horkheimer
Max Horkheimer
A German philosopher and sociologist.
Kurt Lewin
Kurt Lewin
A German-American psychologist.
Paul Ehrlich
Paul Ehrlich
A German physician and scientist.
Emmanuel Levinas
Emmanuel Levinas
A French philosopher.
Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss
A History of Political Philosophy scholar .