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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University, public
Year of foundation
Total number of Students
Students at this campus
Semester contribution
281.90 €
Tuition fees
There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
Humanities, Languages
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
Other studies

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Teacher qualification degree
Pre-Bologna degrees
Other types of degrees

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

Locations: University library; Law and Economics branch library; Philosophy II branch library; Branch library in the “Zeughaus”; Specialised libraries; Stock: 3.7 million volumes; 1.2 million e-books; 63,300 e-journals; 2,000 printed journal subscriptions; Historic collections: 4,788 rare books; 2,781 manuscripts/autographs; 883 incunabula; 112 literary remains; Service: The university library and its branch and specialised libraries are located on the campus near the institute. Some of them are open daily late into the evening and they provide support during every phase of study: They offer information on the library's own YouTube channel and other social media platforms, personal advice, workshops and tutorials from the start of studies to the final thesis, learning labs and 2,000 reading spaces and PC workspaces. Study literature and specialist information for all subjects are continuously updated and are easily accessible.
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Modern Greek, Dutch, Czech.
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. Students of the JLU can participate in the sports programme of Philipps University Marburg and the THM (Technical University of Mittelhessen) thanks to a cooperation agreement in place. Participation is subject to fees. Through its varied and qualified sports programme, the JLU aims to offer all students the opportunity to do sports and regular exercise as a balance to their predominantly sedentary study routine. The weekly sports programme with a focus on health promotion features a variety of sports and classes. It is supplemented by events as well as health- and study-promoting programmes, e.g. on the topic of relaxation and stress. Since the coronavirus pandemic, a digital sports programme "ahs@home" has also been offered. Sports: We offer courses in the fields of exercise and fitness, dancing, outdoor sports, martial arts, individual sports, water sports and trend sports, as well as in court sports and ball sports. Course examples: Aqua fitness, badminton, bodyweight fitness, hip-hop, jumping fit, kendo, rugby, swimming, tennis, gymnastics and yoga.
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Last update 2024: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education

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