Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

country rank  6
world rank  143

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University Overview

Founded in 1386, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Heidelberg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Ruprecht-Karls-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 634 years old German 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. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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
69117 Baden-Wurttemberg
Germany
Tel +49 (6221) 540
Fax +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)

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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
(6221) 545454

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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 Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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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


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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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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021