4. The University of Freiburg, Germany

Founded in 1457 by the Habsburg dynasty, Freiburg is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe. The university attracts students from across Germany as well as from over 120 other countries. Past alumni include Max Weber, Martin Heidigger, Hannah Arendt, and 19 Nobel Laureates. Three large campuses are intertwined with the beautiful and historic city. As one of Europe’s top universities, Freiburg continues to attract many academics from abroad and its world ranking continues to rise.

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