Justus Liebig University Giessen 

Giessen, Gieflen
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The University of Giessen, officially known as Justus Liebig University Giessen, is a large public research university in Giessen, Hesse, Germany. It is named after its most famous faculty member, Justus von Liebig, the inventor of artificial fertilizer and the founder of modern agricultural chemistry. Arts/humanities, business, dentistry, economics, law, medicine, science, social sciences, and veterinary medicine are all covered. Its university hospital, which has two locations in Giessen and Marburg, is Germany's only private university hospital. One of the most important tasks of the JLU is knowledge transfer within the framework of highly qualified and research-oriented teaching. The classic natural sciences, psychology, law, and economics, as well as the humanities, cultural studies, and social sciences, are among the subjects covered in the University of Gießen's approximately 90 courses. The university has a unique subject constellation in the subject area of people - nutrition - environment, with medicine and veterinary medicine, agricultural sciences, as well as household and nutritional sciences. The teaching degree courses round out the offering. More than 27,500 students, 400 professors, and over 5,000 other teaching staff members study together in 11 departments, three graduate centers, five interdisciplinary research centers, and two interdisciplinary study and teaching centers. JLU is a globally oriented university, with approximately 11% international students and nearly 40% international doctoral students. JLU collaborates with over 100 partnership, cooperation, and exchange agreements around the world. The JLU has pursued a successful strategy of continuous profile development in the cultural and life sciences for many years. The faculties and scientific centers are the main carriers of the research strategy; they are in constant and close dialogue with the university administration and have regularly concluded target agreements since 2002.

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