Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

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world rank  522

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University Overview

Established in 1817, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Halle (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Saxony-Anhalt. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kultusministerium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Land of Sachsen-Anhalt), Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 203 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this German higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Acronym MLU
Founded 1817 Origins date back to 1502, merger of the University of Wittenberg (1502) and the University of Halle (1691).
Motto Prosteritas per tradition
Colours Emerald green

University Location

Address Universitätsplatz 10
Halle (population range: 50,000-249,999)
06108 Saxony-Anhalt
T +49 (345) 55 20
F +49 (345) 55 27075

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Universitätsplatz 10
Halle 06108
+49 (345) 552 1314

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Kultusministerium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Kultusministerium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt

Memberships and Affiliations

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