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Philipps-Universität Marburg

  • Biegenstraße 10
  • 35032 Marburg
  • Phone: +49 6421 28-21325
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1527
Total number of Students 23,628
Students at this campus 23,628
Semester contribution no data
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
13.4 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
22.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.9 %
Humanities, Languages
20.7 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
6.3 %
Other studies
5.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
42.8 %
Master's degree
16.9 %
Teacher qualification degree
9.9 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
28.3 %
Other types of degrees
2.1 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
In addition to the new building opened in 2018 which has very good opening hours (Mon.-Sun. 8:00 a.m.-midnight), the University Library of Marburg also includes another 15 departmental libraries for the academic supply of literature to the departments and institutes. At the end of 2019, the library system was home to over 4.2 million printed volumes, and was well-stocked with electronic media. In addition to the attractive place of learning, the library also offers courses, advice, workshops and a media centre that supports working with and creating audiovisual material. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of other Hessian higher education institutions; in the case of non-semester events (in particular excursions) they may also take part in the sports programme of higher education institutions outside of Hesse. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Wide, varied sports program for students and staff with a focus on health and fitness sport activities, ball sports, dance, martial arts and nature sports - especially in water sports with provision / use of 2 boathouses from the University on the Lahn and Edersee with courses in rowing, canoeing, catamaran / dinghy sailing, sport boat license formations; furthermore excursion offers in kiting, white water and surfing. In addition to recreational sports, also comprehensive competitive sports program with opportunities to participate in German university championships. more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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