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#91 Overall Influence

University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

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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.

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What is University of Freiburg known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#19 World Rank
Philosophy
#63 World Rank
Biology
#102 World Rank
Mathematics
#128 World Rank
Medical
#171 World Rank
Literature
#96 World Rank
Chemistry
#31 World Rank
Sociology
#135 World Rank
Law
#113 World Rank
History
#117 World Rank
Psychology
#99 World Rank
Economics
#186 World Rank
Physics
#177 World Rank
Political Science
#105 World Rank
Religious Studies
#76 World Rank
Anthropology
#455 World Rank
Education
#319 World Rank
Computer Science
#596 World Rank
Engineering
#250 World Rank
Communications
#854 World Rank
Business
#200 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1031 World Rank
Nursing
#895 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#566 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

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 Biology

Peter Beyer

Geneticist

Emil Lask

German philosopher

Franz Joseph Emil Fischer

Franz Joseph Emil Fischer

German chemist

Martin Kirschner

Martin Kirschner

German surgeon

Heinrich August Winkler

Heinrich August Winkler

German historian

Karen Horney

Karen Horney

American-German psychoanalyst

Karl Lehmann

Karl Lehmann

Bishop of Mainz, Catholic Cardinal

Johann Reuchlin

Johann Reuchlin

German humanist and scholar of Greek and Hebrew

Odo Marquard

Philosopher

Max Gerson

German physician, originator of Gerson Therapy

Jeanne Hersch

Jeanne Hersch

Swiss philosopher

Helmut Reichelt

German economist and sociologist