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Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Grabengasse 1 Heidelberg View map
#68
Public
Very High
28,852
3,908
5,298

Overview

Established in 1386, Heidelberg University– also known as Ruperto Carola – is Germany’s oldest university and one ofEurope’s most research-intensive institutions. Its successes in the ExcellenceInitiative and its internationally recognised rankings substantiate the leadingrole and excellent reputation of Heidelberg University in the academic,scientific and research landscape. In educating students and advancingoutstanding young researchers, Ruperto Carola emphasises research-basedteaching and structured doctoral training programmes in its graduate schools.

Heidelberg University is a comprehensiveuniversity. Its broad subjectspectrum in twelve faculties includes the humanities,social sciences, law, natural and life sciences, and medicine. With more than160 degree programmes, Heidelberg offers a preeminent array of subjectcombinations. The university actively participates in a worldwide network ofteaching and research collaborations. International graduate academies, 23institutional partnerships at the overall university level, and exchangearrangements with over 450 universities throughout the world underscore thestrength of Ruperto Carola’s international ties.

The university is especially committed toadvancing exceptional individual disciplines, promoting dialogue beyondtraditional disciplinary boundaries, and turning research findings to good usefor society and the economy. In this endeavour, it relies on strong partnersoutside the university.


University Highlights

Total students - 28,852

27%
73%

International students - 5,298

52%
48%

Total faculty staff - 3,908

756
3152

Total students - 28,852

27%
73%

International students - 5,298

52%
48%

Total faculty staff - 3,908

3152
756
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