Philipps-Universität, which is almost 500 years old, is the oldest and most traditional university in the state of Hessen and considers itself to be a classical university offering a full range of courses with a modern approach. Its broad range of arts and humanities, and its experimentally challenging scientific work, constitute an ideal platform for interdisciplinary cooperation. The university relies on innovative teaching methods (with short course durations) and networked research, and offers students from all over the world a broad range of courses. The university’s success in research is well above average. Especially in the humanities, Philipps-Universität offers a wide range of courses with a numerous opportunities for combining subjects. In addition to consolidating well-proven teaching methods, new forms of teaching and new subject areas are increasingly being developed, some of which culminate in Bachelors or Masters degrees. While students at Marburg University experience first rate research and teaching, they also enjoy a peaceful environment. Anonymity and overcrowded lecture halls are uncommon at Philipps-Universität.