Study at Universität Erfurt in Erfurt, Germany
Located in central Germany, Erfurt is the capital of state of Thuringia. Erfurt is home to approximately 200,000 people and has a rich history. The city's historic roots include key players such as Martin Luther of the Protestant Reformation, mathematician Adam Ries, writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet Friedrich Schiller and philosopher Wilhelm von Humboldt. Erfurt is located about 3-hours away from Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich and Prague, and 5-hours away from Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam, and Warsaw.
About Universität Erfurt
Universität Erfurt is a liberal arts, public college. Originally founded in 1379, the university closed during the 1800's and reopened in 1994. Universität Erfurt has about 5,700 students has a focus on cultural and social sciences. Students can study within the following areas:
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Economics, Law, and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Catholic Theology
- Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies
While Erfurt does offer a comprehensive language and orientation course for new international students, basic German is required. Students who are interested in going to Erfurt need to have at least a year of German, but two years is recommended.
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