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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

  • Unter den Linden 6
  • 10099 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 2093-0
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 1810
Total number of Students 34,252
Students at this campus 34,252
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 314,39 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
17.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.0 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
33.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
4.5 %
Other studies
14.0 %

Types of degrees

44.0 %
24.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
11.4 %
Other types of degrees
20.6 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
The university library's collection profile covers numerous specialist collections as well as the university's art collection (Curatorial Office), which includes a diverse stock of works of art. As an institution with central responsibility for the entire university, the university archive, as part of the university library, has a total of over 8,000 documents and an excellent collection of academic bequests. PRIMUS, the search engine introduced in 2011, offers an innovative method of accessing knowledge contained in the university library stock, with 7.8 million search requests per year. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Norwegian, Swedish, Bulgarian, Georgian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Czech, Weißrussisch, Romanian, Sardisch, Amharisch, Hausa, Nordsotho, Swahili, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Students attending the institution can participate in the sports programme of the cooperating universities and universities of applied sciences in Berlin and Brandenburg.Students from all universities are accepted. The university sports programme of the HU Berlin offers students and employees a broad range of courses. In addition to traditional sports such as football, volleyball or basketball, courses are also offered in trend sports such as Zumba, climbing or kickboxing. The university sports programme meets the steadily increasing demand, mainly for health sports courses, with an extensive range of specific courses. Approx. 17,000 participants take part in over 80 sports and forms of movement every semester. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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