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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

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 28,710
Students at this campus 26,980
Semester contribution 152,30 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
14.2 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
26.1 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
22.4 %
Humanities, Languages
30.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
3.0 %
Other studies
3.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
43.3 %
Master's degree
20.6 %
Teacher qualification degree
7.7 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
25.3 %
Other types of degrees
3.2 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
Special features regarding the library
Library system with 41 libraries and university library (UB) as management centre; Total stock 6.2 million media, 6,800 current print journals, 121,000 e-journals, 3,400 databases, 604,000 e-books, publication services with 124,000 open access documents; Stock in the university library 3.2 million media of which 980,000 are old stock before the year 1900, 6,890 are manuscripts and 1,806 incunabula; 2.6 million visitors, 47,000 active users, 1.2 million loans and e-library accessed 18.1 million times per year; Opening hours 8:30-1:00; Digitalisation centre; DFG Fachinformationsdienste Antiquity, Art, Asia; 17 running third-party funded projects. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese,Turkish, Arabic, Swedish, Czech. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of the University of Mannheim and Heidelberg University of Education (PH Heidelberg). The programme is open to: Students of Heidelberg University of Education (PH Heidelberg), University of Mannheim. In addition to the large range of health sports available ranging from aquafit to Tai Chi, courses in water sports are also offered on the Neckar. more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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