The University of Vienna Austria was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world. The University has a long and rich history. It is one of the largest and most renowned universities in Europe, particularly in the field of Humanities and has been the academic home to many scholars of historical and academic importance including 21 Nobel prize winners. Students can choose from 181 degree programmes: 55 bachelor programmes, 110 master programmes, 3 diploma programs and 13 doctoral programmes. The University also offers a number of Masters programs in English.