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Why choose the University of Marburg?

  1. Has been a place of research and teaching for nearly five centuries
  2. Attractive historic town center, delightful landscape and wide range of cultural activities
  3. In the city of Marburg, which is located on the banks of the Lahn river and has a population of almost 80,000 inhabitants, practically everything revolves around the university with its almost 18,500 students


Quick Facts:

Location: Marburg, Germany

City Population: 72,000

University Population: 25,000

Climate: The city's climate is often known as maritime, due to the warm, westerly sea breezes that regularly blow in from the North Sea and beyond, with this moist air raising the overall levels of humidity.

Nearest airport: Kassel-Calden



The Philipps University of Marburg is one of Germany's oldest universities which has been teaching for nearly five centuries and counts around 26,500 students today. Students cherish Marburg mainly because of its attractive historic town centre, its delightful lanscape and its wide range of cultural activities. The university offers courses in 16 different faculties.