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    International Networks

    The University of Würzburg works together with several international networks. The most important networks are listed below:

    The Coimbra-Group is an association of renowned universities with long-standing, academic traditions in Europe. Coimbra-Group membership is exclusive to top universities including Edinburgh in Great Britain, Uppsala, Bergen and Aarhus in Scandinavia, Geneva, Louvain-la-Neuve, Montpellier, and Poitiers in the French-speaking regions, Trinity College Dublin, Universitat de Barcelona, Groningen and many others. The Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard. The Coimbra Group is committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote, for the benefit of its members, internationalization, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society. It is also the purpose of the Group to influence European educational policy and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience.

    The University of Würzburg is an active member of the Coimbra Group

    Member Universities of the Coimbra Group

    Official Website of the Coimbra Group




    The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest funding organization for the international exchange of students and researchers worldwide. Since its founding in 1925, the DAAD has supported over 1.5 million academics in Germany and abroad.  It is considered to be the association of German universities and student bodies. The University of Würzburg is a member of the DAAD network.


    The University of Würzburg is a member of the consortium for International University Marketing, GATE Germany.  Membership in GATE allows University departments with internationally-oriented academic programs and the aim of student recruitment to take part in publications and international fairs at economical prices.

    The International Offices of the Bavarian universities meet twice yearly to exchange ideas and discuss various topics and challenges surrounding international education. Together, the universities promote studying in Bavaria at international fairs.  

    The signing universities of the Magna Charta Universitatum are dedicated to the freedom of research and training as well as the inseperable unity of research and teaching, both morally and intellectually independent from political authority and economic power. The member universities focus on a hiqh quality of teaching and training, which shall be conducted internationally as well. Together with over 700 other univerities from all over the world, University of Wuerzburg is working towards fulfilling the aims of the Magna Charta. Furthermore, Magna Charta Universitatum offers participiation in (research) projects and to participate at seminars and courses about the chore themes "Living Values", "European Education" and "Internationalisation".