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Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Not only is Albert-Ludwig University physically located in the heart of the city of Freiburg - its students, professors, and staff are also an integral part of daily life in the ?Capital of the Black Forest?. This is also one of the reasons why Freiburg has become such a popular place to study. Aside from the numerous leisure activities which may be enjoyed in and near the city and its proximity to the Alsace and Switzerland, it is above all the variety of academic progams which attracts so many students to Freiburg. The university boasts a variety of degree programs in any of more than 60 fields in 11 faculties. Upon its foundation in 1457, the university already offered courses of study at the Faculties of Theology, Law, Medicine, and Humanities. Matthäus Hummel, the first rector of the university, chose the leitmotif, ?wisdom has built itself a house?, for his inaugural address. Archduke Albrecht VI of Western Austria, on the other hand, had the education of young law and theology students for governmental posts and the church in mind when founding the university. Following the integration of the Jesuits into the faculty in 1620, the University of Freiburg developed into...
121
2014
=133
2015
163
2016
  • 52.20
    Overall Score
  • 63.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 39
    Faculty Student
  • 54.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 57.3
    International Faculty
  • 44.5
    International Students
31
2014
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
  • 76.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 37.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 67.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 66.1
    H-index Citations
90
2014
=100
2015
  • 73.00
    Overall Score
  • 73
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 67.3
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,996
International
413

Number of students

23,950
Postgraduate 41%
Undergraduate 59%

Number of international students

3,630
Postgraduate 48%
Undergraduate 52%
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