83 professors

45 university professors

25 tenure-track positions

1060 employees

61 Nationalities

~ 25 % non-scientific staff

9.064 students

2.098 first-year students

(WS 2023)

~ 16 million euros

third-party funds

in 2022

835 publications in 2022

697 in peer reviewed journals

106 Publications in Journals with Impact Factor >10

21 awards and grants

16 ERC Grants

2 Wittgenstein Awards

3 START Grants

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