The Philipps university of marburg is the one of the oldest universities in the world. It was founded as a Protestant institution. It has been a place of research and teaching for nearly five centuries. The Distributed Systems Group at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science deal with research objectives in the fields of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Computer Networks, Mobile Computing, IT Security, and High Performance Computing.
The digital research center, was created in July 2012. It is a public institution whose mission is to conduct research and development activities in the field of information and communication technologies and promote innovation and technology transfer in this field by promoting research results, resources, and expertise. It aims to be at the forefront of technology by conducting applied research focused on innovation. Researches will focus on ICT for online services (e-tourism, e-health, e-government, etc.).