University of Halle-Wittenberg Information
The Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) was created in it present form in 1817 when two older universities (Halle and Wittenberg) were merged together. This enables the university to trace its roots back to the very start of the 16th century. The university is mainly located in the German city of Halle. Today the university has grown to cater nearly nineteen thousand students and is governed by the rector Wulf Diepenbrock. The University of Halle-Wittenberg ranking is the joint 24th best university in Germany, and in the 432 to 507 range in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include Universität Bielefeld, University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Jena, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
The Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg has nine different faculties: Three of these cover the natural sciences, three cover the study of philosophy; the other three are dedicated to the fields of Theology; Medicine; Law and Economics respectively.
As the University of Halle-Wittenberg can trace its roots back over 500 years and has long been seen as a prestigious university in Europe it can associate itself with many famous scholars and faculty including the Nobel prize winners Hermann Staudinger, Karl Ziegler and Gustav Ludwig Hertz. Some of the hundreds of others of note include Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Erich Gutenberg, Martin Luther, and Christian Wolff.
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Ranking and Quick Facts
Motto: Zukunft mit Tradition (English: Future with Tradition)
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203 to 304
|European Rank (Jiaotong)||
81 to 123
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Facts
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The university has partnerships with forty two different universities.