In the year 1527, Philipps University of Marburg was established by Philip I. Landgrave of Hesse, making UMR as one of the oldest German universities and one of the oldest Protestant universities in the world. Recently, the university got the affiliation as one of the public universities of the state of Hesse without any religious domination.
At present, the university has over 28000 students out of which 3000 are international students. The degree offered by Philipps University of Marburg (UMR) is recognized globally by various medical councils including MCI.
The university offers the combination of one of the finest programs with a cutting edge-research to promote young talents of the university.
Philipps University of Marburg (UMR) offers comfortable and safe accommodation to all its international students and apart from hostel accommodation, the university gives the option of private housing.
The rooms of the hostel are well equipped with all the modern amenities required by the students. Rooms are provided on a sharing basis of 3-5 students completely depending on the size of the rooms.
The canteen of the hostel provides Indian food apart from other cuisines.
Throughout the year, Philipps University of Marburg (UMR) conducts various kinds of cultural and educational events. To make all international students aware about the culture, history, tradition, and people of Germany, the university organizes various trips and outings. The university hosts various leisure activities for its students such as singing, dancing for the students. UMR also sends students to visit the universitys museums and collections.
The sports centre at UMR provides a vast range of sports such as basketball, football, swimming, etc. to its students.