Würzburg is a city of approximately 130,000 inhabitants, located in the northern part of Bavaria, approximately 120 kilometres distant from either Frankfurt or Nuremberg. Würzburg has a long history reaching back about 3,000 years when a Celtic fortification was erected on the site of the present Fortress Marienberg. The University was founded in 1402 and is one of the oldest universities in Germany. Besides, Würzburg is famous for basketball and wine. For more information the following links might be useful: