University of Marburg
#72 Overall Influence

University of Marburg

German university

About This School

How does this school stack up?

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 25,000 students and 7,500 employees and is located in Marburg, a town of 72,000 inhabitants, with university buildings dotted in or around the town centre. About 12 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.

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What is University of Marburg known for?

#20 World Rank
Philosophy
#26 World Rank
Chemistry
#29 World Rank
History
#37 World Rank
Sociology
#51 World Rank
Religious Studies
#51 World Rank
Psychology
#60 World Rank
Literature
#61 World Rank
Anthropology
#61 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#70 World Rank
Physics
#74 World Rank
Law
#83 World Rank
Mathematics
#85 World Rank
Political Science
#98 World Rank
Biology
#154 World Rank
Economics
#213 World Rank
Medical
#264 World Rank
Computer Science
#274 World Rank
Social Work
#361 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#411 World Rank
Education

Influential People

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 Philosophy, Chemistry, and History. University of Marburg’s most academically influential people include Jürgen Habermas, Otto Hahn, and Hannah Arendt.

Jürgen Habermas
Jürgen Habermas

German sociologist and philosopher

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Otto Hahn
Otto Hahn

German chemist

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Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt

German-American philosopher and political theorist

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Friedrich Wöhler
Friedrich Wöhler

German chemist

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Boris Pasternak
Boris Pasternak

Russian writer

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Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov
Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov

Russian polymath

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Hans-Georg Gadamer
Hans-Georg Gadamer

German philosopher

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Ferdinand Braun
Ferdinand Braun

German inventor and physicist

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John Tyndall
John Tyndall

Irish physicist

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Jacob Grimm
Jacob Grimm

German philologist, linguist, jurist and mythologist

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Hans Jonas

German philosopher

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Rudolf Bultmann
Rudolf Bultmann

German theologian

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