Founded in 1402, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) is the oldest university in Bavaria. A member of strong global networks, JMU is in an excellent position to deliver quality research. Its commitment to advancing research in fields that will shape our future is embodied in its motto ‘Science for Society’.
Research at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) covers a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, the natural and life sciences as well as selected fields of engineering. JMU is well known on the international stage for delivering research excellence. It regularly ranks among the top 250 universities in the world and is one of the top 100 universities worldwide for natural sciences. Its researchers regularly secure prestigious awards such as ERC grants or the German Research Foundation’s Leibniz Prize. JMU has a particularly strong commitment to fostering the development of its researchers at all stages of their careers.