The figure shows how close BTN3 molecules come to each other in the cell by comparing BTN3A1 molecules with modified BTN3A1 molecules. The color blue/turquoise stands for no or little interaction and thus a greater distance. Green and red show a stronger interaction, i.e. closer proximity.

How Immune Cells Recognize their Enemies

Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel

University Council Confirms Chairwoman and Vice-Presidents

Hannah Haberkern studied biomedicine at the University of Würzburg. After 14 years abroad, she has now returned to JMU.

Taking Insects on a Virtual Journey

Studying in Würzburg


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Explore Würzburg!

Experience Theatre and Art, History and Architecture, Dancing and Celebrations next to the beautiful River of Main flowing in the Heart of the green City.

Learn German as a Foreign Language

Exchange students can partake in free German courses at the Language Center (ZFS).

Strong in Research and Collaborations

Strong in Research

True to its motto ‘Science for Society’, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) is committed to advancing research in a wide range of disciplines. Academic rankings confirm JMU’s place among the world’s high-performing research universities.


Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

The hub on "Artificial Intelligence and Data Science" is present in Würzburg through CAIDAS. Here, strategies are developed to evaluate and use large amounts of data efficiently and with intelligent methods.

Torus als Symbolbild für das Exzellenzcluster ct.qmat der JMU und der TU Dresden

Cluster of Excellence

The Würzburg-Dresden Cluster of Excellence ct.qmat designs novel quantum materials for revolutionary high tech of tomorrow.

Highly Cited Researchers 2023

Their work is most frequently cited in publications of other scientists. Researchers from the University of Würzburg are therefore included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2023 list.

Prestigious Award for Pioneering Work in Nucleic Acid Research

Prof Claudia Höbartner from the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the University of Würzburg receives this year's Hansen Family Award for her research on the biomolecular chemistry of functional nucleic acids.

Rankings Attest to Excellent Research at the University of Würzburg

In the THE and Shanghai rankings, the areas for which JMU has submitted Cluster of Excellence outlines are in an outstanding position: Life Sciences, Physics, Biodiversity Research, Medical Technology, Clinical Medicine.