Paderborn University 

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One of the fourteen public research institutions in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is Paderborn University (German: Universität Paderborn). The institution was established in 1972, and 20,308 students were enrolled there for the winter semester of 2016–2017. There are 62 distinct degree programs available. The main campus is in Paderborn, near Warburger Straße. Two dorms for students are owned by Paderborn University, and both are located close to the main campus. The library is located on the main campus. An extensive range of topics in the humanities, economics, natural sciences, and engineering are covered by the teaching and research profiles in the five faculties. The university grants Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a number of fields through graded degrees. In all of these fields, the teaching degree is significant in Paderborn. The university was recognized as one of the top universities in the same year by the German Research Foundation for its success in attracting research funding in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, and systems engineering. With more than 140 international partners, Paderborn University's international office provides exchange opportunities. The student organizations that look after incoming exchange students and the international office collaborate closely. The computer science program was one of the top 3 programs in the most thorough and in-depth evaluation of German universities conducted by the CHE and the German in 2006. Since information and knowledge now have a global scope and artistic production has become a counterpoint in a more cerebral environment, globalization and artistic presence are included in the university's mission statement. The university orchestra, big band, jazz choir, studio stage, and art exhibitions are significant institutions that have a significant impact on campus life because of this.

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