The University of Paderborn
() in Paderborn
, North Rhine-Westphalia
, Germany was founded in 1972. 15,228 students were enrolled at the university as of December 2010. (German; retrieved 2011-01-30)
Particularly notable is the newly established Master of Arts program in Comparative Literature in the faculty of Cultural Studies.
In 2006 the computer science program has been ranked among the top 3 programs in the most comprehensive and detailed ranking of German universities by the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) and the German weekly news magazine "Die Zeit
". Also in 2006 the university has been ranked among the leading institutions for gaining research funding in the areas of electrical engineering, computer science and systems engineering by the German Research Council (DFG).
The University of Paderborn has two campuses:
- The main campus and
- The campus at Fürstenallee
The main campus is located at the Warburger Straße in Paderborn. Most lectures take place here. The residence halls are located at the campus or nearby.
The Fürstenallee campus is connected to the main campus via the 'uni' bus. Mainly computing institutes can be found at the Fürstenallee. Next to the Fürstenallee building is the world's biggest computer museum, the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum
The University of Paderborn consists of five faculties:
I Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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