Würzburg is a city of approximately 130,000 inhabitants, located in the northern part of Bavaria, approximately 120 kilometers distant from either Frankfurt or Nuremberg. Würzburg has a long history reaching back about 3,000 years when a Celtic fortification was erected on the site of the present Fortress Marienberg. Würzburg is rich in culture and lifestyle and provides a pleasant and entertaining atmosphere. The city is famous for basketball and wine. For more information the following links might be useful:
The roots of the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg date back to the year 1402. The university belongs to the six oldest universities in the German-speaking world, looking back at a rich tradition. Currently, approximately 400 professors and 28.000 students are enrolled in ten departments. Many renowned scientists, among them 14 Nobel prize winners like Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (discoverer of x-rays), conducted research at our university.
You can find more information to the University of Würzburg here.
The Institute of Mathematics is located on the new Campus Hubland Nord. It consists of eleven chairs:
- Numerical Mathematics
- Dynamics and Control and Optimization
- Complex Analysis
- Computational Science
- Mathematics Education
- Mathematical Physics
- Applied Analysis
- Mathematics in the Sciences
You can find more information to the Institute of Mathematic here.