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Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Unlike many other educational systems at the tertiary level, study at German universities is not based on a tripartite structure (eg, B.A. or B.Sc.; then M.A. or M.Sc.; then Ph.D.). A period of basic or junior studies (at least 4 semesters) is normally completed with a so-called intermediate exam (a non-degree exam) and is followed by a phase of advanced or senior studies (at least 6 - 8 semesters). After these advanced studies, students then take their first degree examination in the form of their first state or university examinations. The next level of studies leads directly to the 揚romotion?(doctorate). There are only few possiblities for non-doctoral studies after the first degree, such as German as a Foreign Language as an extension of a first degree in German Language and Literature; Informatics as an extension of a first degree, mag. iuris as extension of law studies completed outside of Germany) Foreign applicants can be accepted as doctoral candidates only if the university degree(s) which they have obtained outside Germany can be judged as equivalent to a German academic qualification. This equivalence is determined by the "Promotionsausschuss" (Doctoral Committee of a faculty) upon application for admission. In order to begin your...
551-600
2014
601-650
2015
651-700
2016
  • 40.6
    Citations per Faculty
101-150
2014
201-250
2017
  • 51.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 83.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 65.9
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
599
International
25

Number of students

38,811
Postgraduate 42%
Undergraduate 58%

Number of international students

3,098
Postgraduate 44%
Undergraduate 56%
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