Kiel University

Coordinates: 54°20′20″N 10°7′21″E / 54.33889°N 10.12250°E / 54.33889; 10.12250
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Kiel University
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Seal of Kiel University
Latin: Academia Holsatorum Chiloniensis
Christiana Albertina
Pax optima rerum
Motto in English
Peace is the greatest good
Established1665; 359 years ago (1665)
Budget€ 268.7 million (2021)[1]
Third-party funding: € 65 mio
PresidentSimone Fulda
Academic staff
433 professors (2021)[1]
Students27,455 (2021)[1]
Location, ,

54°20′20″N 10°7′21″E / 54.33889°N 10.12250°E / 54.33889; 10.12250
ColorsPurple and white

Kiel University, officially the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel, (German: Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, abbreviated CAU) is a public university in Kiel, Germany. It was founded in 1665 as the Academia Holsatorum Chiloniensis by Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and has about 27,000 students. It is the largest, oldest, and most famous university in Schleswig-Holstein.

Faculties[change | change source]

Kiel University has eight faculties:

  • Theology
  • Law
  • Business, Economics and Social Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Agricultural Science and Nutrition
  • Engineering

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Statistische Eckdaten". Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (in German). Retrieved 5 July 2022.

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