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