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Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

  • Standort Heidelberg
  • Seminarstraße 2
  • 69117 Heidelberg
  • Phone: +49 6221 54-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1386
Total number of Students 27,818
Students at this campus 25,986
Semester contribution 171,75 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
15.8 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
26.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
22.3 %
Humanities, Languages
28.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
3.3 %
Other studies
3.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
45.4 %
Master's degree
21.5 %
Teacher qualification degree
5.1 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
25.1 %
Other types of degrees
3.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Library system with 39 libraries and university library (UB) as management centre; total inventory 6.1 million media, 6,500 running print magazines, 143,000 e-journals, 3,900 databases, 723,000 e-books; Publication services / publisher with 158,000 open access documents; university library inventory of 3.2 million media, including 980,000 volumes of old inventory -1900, 6,890 manuscripts, 1,806 incunabula; 851,000 visitors, 43,500 active users, 937,000 loans, 22 million accesses to the e-library per year; Opening hours 8:30 a.m.-1a.m.; digitalisation centre DFG specialist information services Antiquity, Art, Asia; 23 ongoing third-party funded projects. third-party funded projects. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Swedish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Swedish, Bulgarian, Galician, Croatian / Serbian, Czech. In addition, courses are offered in Speech Education / Speech Science (e.g. Rhetorical Communication, Speech and Voice Education, Clinical Speech Science) and in the Writing Program. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Heidelberg University students can take part in the sports program at the University of Mannheim and the University of Teacher Education in Heidelberg. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The university sports at Heidelberg University offer comprehensive and differentiated opportunities to take up, develop and develop a healthy, active lifestyle. With a wide range of offers (fitness and health sports, sports games, dance and relaxation, outdoor sports and much more), also partially online, we want to reach the interests of as many students (and staff) as possible at different levels of ability and performance. The program is also open to students of Heidelberg University of Education and the University of Mannheim. more information
Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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