About University of Erfurt
The University of Erfurt is a campus university with more than 100 professorships and nearly 5,815 students. The reform university for the arts and humanities with a particular focus on cultural and social sciences offers an inspiring atmosphere for studying and conducting academic work. The close ties between the Faculty of Humanities; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Economics, Law, and Social Sciences; Faculty of Catholic Theology and the Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies help the university as a whole to forge new paths in teaching and research.
Forward-looking academic programs that combine subject-specific knowledge and professionalization, modern forms of teacher training, and the interdisciplinary general education program are particular distinctions of the University of Erfurt. Our mentoring program and excellent student-faculty ratio guarantee a high-quality education. Refounded in 1994 the University of Erfurt is the youngest public universities in Germany and stands out for not charging tuition fees and its certified family-friendly policy.
The campus is close to Erfurt’s downtown area, making the University of Erfurt a lively part of the Thuringian capital with its low cost of living and its wide range of cultural and recreational activities.