Julius-Maximilians-University of Wuerzburg
As one of the top ten leading universities in Germany as rated by the Excellence Initiative of the German federal government as well as on rankings of national and international research organizations and by expert committees, the University of Wuerzburg belongs to the top group of academic institutions in many scientific areas, not only in Europe, but worldwide. With a tradition and a history that is over 600 years old and its ten schools, in which over 400 professors research and teach, as well as more than 23,000 enrolled students, it is one of the finest and most renowned teaching and research institutions in Germany.
A university’s success in academic instruction is largely defined by the quality, the intensity and the ingenuity of its research. Important scientists – among them numerous Nobel Prize winners – have at all times shaped the research climate in Wuerzburg that even today influences international scientific discussions: Eduard Buchner, Felix Dahn, Rudolf Albert von Koelliker, Wilhelm Wien, Klaus von Klitzing, Theodor Boveri, Matthias von Lexer, Franz Brentano, Rudolf Virchow, Ferdinand Braun and, last but not least, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen who discovered the X-rays in 1895 (his original lab can still be visited). These are just some of the famous personalities that have shaped the working conditions in Wuerzburg and which have helped leverage research results of the University of Wuerzburg to high standing both nationally and internationally. Currently there are over 6,000 scientific papers published in Wuerzburg yearly, there are eight special research areas, seven graduate colleges and a number of other research centers and emphases which involve diverse research groups.
The School of Management offers various degree programs including bachelor’s programs in Economics, Business Information Management and Business Mathematics as well as master’s programs in Business Management, Economics and Business Information Management. Also an Executive MBA program is offered by the University of Wuerzburg, which attracts students from various branches, different fields of action and different countries to pursue their MBA studies while continuing on working.