Heidelberg University

Public University

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg University is an open research university which was established in 1386. It is known to be among the oldest universities in Germany and the 3rd in the Roman Empire. It became a co-educational institute in 1899. Initially, HU had four faculties, namely Theology, Jurisprudence, Philosophy, Read more


Highlights of Heidelberg University

  • They are currently having 5,563 international students and further more they are planning to increase this number by 20%.
  • As of 2019, the Times Higher Education Rankings places this university at 47th place globally.
  • The university has dedicated student services to assist students in every step of the university life.
  • International students make up 20% of the total student population as of 2019.
  • The college is in a joint effort with Coimbra Group, EUA, German Universities, LERU and U15.
  • 500 worldwide researchers visit the college to convey visitor addresses each year.
  • Famous Alumni
    Maximilian Karl Emil Max Weber

    German Sociologist

    Helmut Josef Michael Kohl

    Former Chancellor

    Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev

    Russian Chemist

    José Rizal

    Filipino Nationalist and Polymath

    Franz Uri Boas


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