Catholic University of Eichstätt Ingolstadt
the catholic University of Eichstätt Ingolstadt (KU) is the only catholic university in the German linguistic area. With scarcely 4800 students (conditions: Summer semester 2005) is it rather a small University of, however the largest private university in Germany. The main location of the university lies in the middle in the delightful Altmühltal.
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The KU is a university after papal university right (it with national means one finances however predominantly).
Trägerin of the KU is the Bavarian bishop conference. The respective bishop von Eichstätt is the large chancellor of the university.
In science and research validly the same rules as at national universities. A substantial difference opposite the national universities is the ethics of the university. Of Pope the Johannes Paul II. issued Apostoli constitution over the catholic universities regulates in addition which follows:
„The catholic university is merged like every other university into the human society. In order to be able to carry for the church out a ever better service, is to be been called it - certainly always within the range of their authority - a still more effective instrument of the cultural progress for the particular as for the society.
Their research work must cover therefore the study of the difficult problems of our time, like e.g. those became the human life, the promotion of the justice for everything, the quality of the personal and family living conditions, the protection of nature, the search for peace and political stability, the fairer distribution of the goods of the world and a new economic and political order, so that she serves better general well-being of the individual nations and the community of all nations.
The universitäre research will aim to investigate the roots and the causes of the difficult problems of our time under attention above all the ethical and religious dimensions of reason at. “
the today's university was established 1980 by union of the educational university and the philosophical-theological university and recognized by the holy chair. Hieran involved was relevant the former archbishop of Munich-freesings Joseph cardinal Ratzinger (today Pope Benedikt XVI.), which was distinguished for this with, as well as the Eichstätter bishop Alois brake, who as a locally responsible bishop had striven lastingly around development and promotion. The university tradition in calibrate-corroded began however already in 16. Century with the philosophical-theological university. In Ingolstadt 1472 with papal permission the first Bavarian university were already created. (Peppering castle, which already possessed a university since 1402, did not belong at that time to Bavaria.) one of the most important rectors of the university was the holy Jesuit Petrus Canisius in the middle 16. Century. Cure prince max IV. Joseph (the later king Maximilian I.) of Bavaria the university shifted 1800 after land hat. Later, king Ludwig I. got 26 years to 1826. the university into the capital Munich (today the Ludwig Maximilians university Munich).
the university offers today in its eight faculties over 40 academic subjects. The university is on an equal footing by the Free State of Bavaria in relation to the national universities and possesses in the scientific specialist areas the graduation and Habilitationsrecht. The permission for the studying takes place independently of the denomination affiliation. A University of library is to the student and lecturer also over 1,5 million volumes at the disposal, which can by the students also over Internet investigate and be ordered.
The university has today (winter semester 2005/06) about 4900 studying (scientific ones and FH-courses of studies) and more than 320 training persons. The care relationship of for instance 1:15 permits a personal training enterprise. The training quality is recognition high-standing. In the Hochschulranking of the news magazine of the mirrors the catholic University of Eichstätt Ingolstadt reserves the first seat in the year 1999. The economiceconomics faculty reaches regularly point evaluations.
- theological faculty
- philosophical-educational faculty
- speak and literature-scientific faculty
- history and socio-scientific faculty
- mathematical-geographical faculty
- economiceconomics faculty Ingolstadt (WFI - Ingolstadt School OF management)
- faculty for Religionspädagogik and church education work (FH)
- faculty for social work (FH)
not complete selection
- management economics
- adult education
- European study (BA)
- reason and maintrain didactics
- homeland care
- computer science
- art/history of art
- Latin America sneezing TIC
- political science
- Rome anise TIC
- social work
- political economy
- restaurant economics
in addition come fan-spreading training courses for all studying, the so-called study of generals.
- [http://www.ak-shalom.de.vu/ working group Shalom for justice and peace at the catholic University of Eichstätt Ingolstadt}
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