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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 35,899
Students at this campus 35,899
Semester contribution 315,64 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
16.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
35.4 %
Humanities, Languages
31.0 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
4.0 %
Other studies
13.3 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
41.3 %
Master's degree
25.1 %
Teacher qualification degree
22.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
9.5 %
Other types of degrees
1.8 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: In addition to the main library, the university library also includes nine branch libraries and the university archive (with curator function).; Stock: Most of the stock of a total of six million media units is freely accessible.; Services: From its textbook collections to its special databases, the university library facilitates all teaching and research activities. It is based on current content, modern formats and innovative acquisition models. The broad range of webinars and training courses offered by the university library ranges from an initial, comprehensive introduction to the library, ‘UB kompakt online’, to introductions to the two literature-management programs Citavi and Endnote, to individual research coaching. People can also use the Actionbound app to familiarise themselves with the library locations in a playful and individual way. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, German Sign Language, Czech, Hungarian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students can participate in the sports programme of the cooperating universities and universities of applied sciences in Berlin and Brandenburg. Participation is subject to fees. The university sports programme meets the steadily increasing demand, mainly for health sports courses, with an extensive range of specific courses. Sports: 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. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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