University of Marburg: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#310 of 14,134 In the World
#119 of 2,788 In Europe
#26 of 369 In Germany
#1 of 22 In Hesse
#64 of 1,012 For Computational Chemistry
Top50% For 116 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
10%
Enrollment
24,758
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate10%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; April-July)
Enrollment24,758
Full time employee4,250
Student:staff ratio6:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
38,125
Citations
1,542,478

University of Marburg majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
12,065 / 520,223
Biology
10,093 / 643,832
Chemistry
7,480 / 355,571
Physics
5,501 / 202,034
Engineering
3,692 / 135,947
Psychology
3,005 / 173,853
Computer Science
2,790 / 138,269
Materials Science
2,589 / 89,913
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,513 / 75,883
Biochemistry
2,415 / 170,526
Molecular Biology
1,301 / 86,305
Surgery
1,237 / 58,021
Oncology and Cancer research
1,224 / 65,183
Environmental Science
1,177 / 46,710
Immunology
1,147 / 60,709
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,063 / 36,617
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
1,027 / 12,274
Pathology
973 / 44,789
Genetics
939 / 81,198
Condensed Matter Physics
879 / 28,623
Demography
858 / 53,386
Neuroscience
806 / 56,486
Health Science
768 / 50,623
Organic Chemistry
745 / 29,589
Optical Engineering
701 / 18,034
Business
651 / 18,671
Anesthesiology
650 / 30,118
Pharmacy
621 / 14,246
Virology
597 / 45,772
Psychiatry
580 / 49,027
Biophysics
567 / 31,348
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
559 / 15,273
Ecology
545 / 28,569
Clinical Psychology
533 / 23,822
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
526 / 17,091
Physical Therapy
517 / 42,863
Inorganic Chemistry
514 / 17,584
Cognitive Science
513 / 19,928
Economics
507 / 6,484
Political Science
492 / 4,732

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 661 7598
1992 618 8201
1993 633 9185
1994 690 10119
1995 738 10971
1996 755 12404
1997 850 14962
1998 894 17226
1999 971 20739
2000 1108 22373
2001 1056 25725
2002 1081 28762
2003 1156 33298
2004 1217 36550
2005 1182 42396
2006 1236 47684
2007 1343 53500
2008 1326 59161
2009 1482 65065
2010 1509 72031
2011 1597 80283
2012 1717 87916
2013 1763 94388
2014 1820 100695
2015 1761 102468
2016 1874 100740
2017 1909 109042
2018 1781 102515
2019 1993 113726
2020 2211 134351
2021 2318 147786

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The University of Marburg has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Art History, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Comparative Religion, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, English Studies, Fine Arts, Geography, German, History, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Romance Languages, Sociology, Sports
Kirchliche Abschlussprüfung Protestant Theology
Magister Protestant Theology
Master Aesthetics, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Art History, Biology, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Ethnology, European Studies, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, German, History, International Business, International Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Molecular Biology, Musicology, Peace and Disarmament, Persian, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Protestant Theology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Speech Studies
PhD Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Educational Sciences, Geography, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology
Habilitation Cultural Studies, Educational Sciences, Geography, History, Law

University of Marburg alumni

  1. Hannah Arendt

    Hannah Arendt
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1906-1975 (aged 69)
    Enrolled in the University of Marburg
    Studied philosophy
    Occupations
    philosopherhistorianwriterpolitical scientistessayist
    Biography

    Hannah Arendt was a political philosopher, author, and Holocaust survivor. Her contributions influenced 20th and 21st century political theorists.

  2. Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov

    Mikhail Vassilyevich Lomonosov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1711-1765 (aged 54)
    Enrolled in the University of Marburg
    Studied in 1736-1739
    Occupations
    astronomergeologistphysicistchemistlinguist
    Biography

    Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (/ˌlɒməˈnɒsɒf/; Russian: Михаил (Михайло) Васильевич Ломоносов; November 19 [O.S. November 8] 1711 – April 15 [O.S. April 4] 1765) was a Russian polymath, scientist and writer, who made important contributions to literature, education, and science. Among his discoveries were the atmosphere of Venus and the law of conservation of mass in chemical reactions. His spheres of science were natural science, chemistry, physics, mineralogy, history, art, philology, optical devices and others. Founder of modern geology, Lomonosov was also a poet and influenced the formation of the modern Russian literary language.

  3. Boris Pasternak

    Boris Pasternak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1890-1960 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Marburg
    Studied in 1912-1912
    Occupations
    writerpoettranslatornovelistplaywright
    Biography

    Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. Composed in 1917, Pasternak's first book of poems, My Sister, Life, was published in Berlin in 1922 and soon became an important collection in the Russian language. Pasternak's translations of stage plays by Goethe, Schiller, Calderón de la Barca and Shakespeare remain very popular with Russian audiences.

  4. Friedrich Paulus

    Friedrich Paulus
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1890-1957 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    military officerresistance fighter
    Biography

    Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Paulus was a German field marshal during World War II who is best known for commanding the 6th Army during the Battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 to February 1943). The battle ended in disaster for the Wehrmacht when Soviet forces encircled the Germans within the city, leading to the ultimate defeat and capture of about 265,000 German personnel, their Axis allies and collaborators.

General info

Alternative names Philipps-Universität Marburg
Founded 1527
Accreditation Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Biegenstrasse 10
Marburg, Hesse, 35037
Germany
City population 77,000
Phone +49 (6421) 28 20
Fax +49 (6421) 28 22500

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