University of Marburg

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German university

About University of Marburg

According to Wikipedia, The Philipps University of Marburg was founded in 1527 by Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, which makes it one of Germany's oldest universities and the oldest still operating Protestant university in the world. It is now a public university of the state of Hesse, without religious affiliation. The University of Marburg has about 23,500 students and 7,500 employees and is located in Marburg, a town of 76,000 inhabitants, with university buildings dotted in or around the town centre. About 14 per cent of the students are international, the highest percentage in Hesse. It offers an International summer university programme and offers student exchanges through the Erasmus programme.

What Is University of Marburg Known For?

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

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

Who Are University of Marburg's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Marburg's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. Here are some of University of Marburg's most famous alumni:

Jürgen Habermas
Jürgen Habermas
A German sociologist and philosopher.
Otto Hahn
Otto Hahn
A German chemist.
Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt
A German-American philosopher and political theorist .
Mikhail Lomonosov
Mikhail Lomonosov
A Russian polymath .
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Hans-Georg Gadamer
A German philosopher.
Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss
A History of Political Philosophy scholar .
Friedrich Wöhler
Friedrich Wöhler
A German chemist.
Jacob Grimm
Jacob Grimm
A German philologist, linguist, jurist and mythologist .
Abraham Fraenkel
Abraham Fraenkel
An Israeli mathematician .
Helmut Hasse
Helmut Hasse
A German mathematician.
Friedrich Carl von Savigny
Friedrich Carl von Savigny
A German jurist .
Rudolf Bultmann
Rudolf Bultmann
A German theologian.

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