Universität Heidelberg

country rank  5
world rank  209

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University Overview

Founded in 1386, Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Heidelberg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Universität Heidelberg is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Heidelberg offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 633 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Heidelberg University
Acronym
Founded 1386
Motto Semper Apertus
Always open
Colours Sandstone red and gold

University Location

Address Grabengasse 1
Heidelberg (population range: 50,000-249,999)
69117 Baden-Wurttemberg
Germany
T +49 (6221) 540
F +49 (6221) 54 2618

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Seminarstrasse 2
Heidelberg 69117
+49 (6221) 545454

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universität Heidelberg's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg


Year of first Accreditation

1386


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • German U15

Academic Structure


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