University of Marburg
#69 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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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#20 World Rank
Philosophy
#25 World Rank
Chemistry
#30 World Rank
History
#37 World Rank
Sociology
#48 World Rank
Religious Studies
#52 World Rank
Psychology
#59 World Rank
Literature
#60 World Rank
Anthropology
#63 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#68 World Rank
Physics
#72 World Rank
Law
#80 World Rank
Mathematics
#84 World Rank
Political Science
#96 World Rank
Biology
#148 World Rank
Economics
#200 World Rank
Medical
#252 World Rank
Social Work
#284 World Rank
Computer Science
#297 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#434 World Rank
Education
#1048 World Rank
Communications

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

Jewish-American political theorist

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Boris Pasternak
Boris Pasternak

Russian writer

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Friedrich Wöhler
Friedrich Wöhler

German chemist

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Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov
Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov

Russian polymath

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Ferdinand Braun
Ferdinand Braun

German inventor and physicist

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Hans-Georg Gadamer
Hans-Georg Gadamer

German philosopher

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Jacob Grimm
Jacob Grimm

German philologist, linguist, jurist and mythologist

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John Tyndall
John Tyndall

Irish physcicist

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Hans Jonas

German philosopher

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Friedrich Carl von Savigny
Friedrich Carl von Savigny

German jurist

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