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About University of Marburg

University of Marburg — public non-profit university. It is located in Marburg an der Lahn, Germany. The higher education institution was founded in the 16th century and is one of the oldest institutions in the country. As an active member of European University Association (EUA), University of Marburg is participating in developing the academic environment.

The university is one of the top-760 universities in the world. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 401 position in the world.

University of Marburg conducts various scientific activities and is inviting students to join the research.

Marburg an der Lahn, Germany
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Life Sciences & Medicine337
Arts & Humanities451-500
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University of Marburg tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at University of Marburg is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At all public universities in Germany, tuition is free. Students pay only a semester fee, which is about 1,000 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

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Bachelor degree at University of Marburg

You cannot enter a German university after the 11th grade, because schooling there lasts longer than 11 years. First, you need to eliminate the academic difference. To do this, foreign students go through a preparatory year in special educational institutions — Studienkollegs.

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University of Marburg campus

The campus of University of Marburg is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Thanks to international exchange programs at University of Marburg, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.

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What to do after graduation

To stay in Germany after graduation for another 18 months, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without an offer from an employer. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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