Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

Established in 1607, the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (JLU) is among the oldest universities in Germany. JLU ranks among the 25 largest universities in Germany and is the second-largest university in the federal state of Hesse. 12% of JLU’s BA-/MA students and almost 40% of its graduate students come from abroad. The university covers the areas of arts/humanities, business, dentistry, economics, law, medicine, life science, social sciences, and veterinary medicine. It is named after its most famous faculty member, Justus von Liebig, the founder of modern agricultural chemistry and inventor of artificial fertiliser, who taught at the university from 1824 to 1852.

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