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Sixteen-Year-Old German Wunderkind Takes University By Storm – As Professor

By all accounts, Carina Lämmle is the youngest college lecturer in Germany. She also happens to teach a discipline so advanced, few have ever heard of it, and most can barely pronounce it. Still, she may study something else when it's time to ret

16-year-old university professor Carina Lämmle
16-year-old university professor Carina Lämmle
Roman Deininger

BIBERACH - Carina Lämmle calls it "a little bit unfair..." Teaching at the University of Applied Sciences in Biberach, she is not able to drive herself to school, like most of her own students do.

At 16, she is thought to be the youngest lecturer in Germany. And no, she can't even get into the local disco in this southern German college town.

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