Trier University 

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In the German city of Trier, the Universität Trier was established in 1473. The university, which had been shut down by the then-French government in Trier in 1798, was reopened in 1970, following a break of about 172 years. On top of Tarforst heights, a neighborhood on the fringes of the city is where the new university campus is situated. With over 470 faculty members across its six faculties, the university. Having 13,000 students. More than 100 degree programs are available, with about 30 different subjects. The University welcomes contrast: new, yet entrenched in tradition; globally focused, yet locally rooted; geographically on Germany's periphery, yet in the center of Europe. The university's green campus, which has won numerous awards, offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape and the city. It is regarded as one of Germany's most beautiful campuses due to its contemporary architecture and distinctive ambiance. Trier University offers faculty and students the chance to study and conduct research concurrently in Metz, Nancy, Luxemburg, Liège, Kaiserslautern, and Saarbrücken as a member of the University of the Greater Region. The institution gives its students and teachers numerous options for a stay abroad in a setting where many local contacts are also global contacts. The high attractiveness of the study location is demonstrated by exchange agreements with more than 190 universities in Europe and another 40 universities internationally (especially in the USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, and China), as well as a percentage of about 10% of foreign students from around 100 different countries.

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