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Founded in 1527, the Philipps-Universität Marburg (Philipps University of Marburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Marburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Hesse. Officially recognized by the Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts), Philipps-Universität Marburg (PUM) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Philipps-Universität Marburg (PUM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 496-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PUM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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Philipps-Universität Marburg's Control Typepublic


Philipps-Universität Marburg's Entity Typenon-profit


Philipps-Universität Marburg' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Philipps-Universität Marburg's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Philipps University of Marburg
Acronym PUM
Founded 1527
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University Location

Address Biegenstrasse 10
35037 Hesse
Philipps-Universität Marburg's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Philipps-Universität Marburg Phone Number +49 (6421) 28 20
Philipps-Universität Marburg Fax Number +49 (6421) 28 22500

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Philipps-Universität Marburg's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Philipps-Universität Marburg's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Philipps-Universität Marburg's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Philipps-Universität Marburg.

Philipps-Universität Marburg: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Philipps-Universität Marburg's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Philipps-Universität Marburg a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Philipps-Universität Marburg's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Admission Office Admission Office

Biegenstrasse 10
Marburg 35032
(6421) 28 22222

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Philipps-Universität Marburg.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Philipps-Universität Marburg has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Control Type Control Type

Philipps-Universität Marburg is a public higher education institution.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Entity Type Entity Type

Philipps-Universität Marburg is a non-profit higher education institution.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Philipps-Universität Marburg does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Philipps-Universität Marburg's main facilities:

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Philipps-Universität Marburg's Library

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Philipps-Universität Marburg's main services:

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Philipps-Universität Marburg's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Philipps-Universität Marburg is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Philipps-Universität Marburg's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Philipps-Universität Marburg's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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