Philipps University of Marburg

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University of Marburg
Philipps-Universität Marburg
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Latin: SCHOLA MARPVRGENSIS
Type Public university
Established July 1, 1527
President Katharina Krause
Administrative staff
ca. 7,500 (incl. hospital staff - 2005)
Students ca. 21,000
Location Marburg, Germany
Website http://www.uni-marburg.de
Data as of 2010

The Philipps-University Marburg is the oldest Protestant university of the world, and was founded by Martin Luther's friend Philipp of Hesse in the time of the reformation.

Major areas of research are medicine, nano-science, materials science, and near eastern studies.

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