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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

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 34,963
Students at this campus 34,963
Semester contribution 315,64 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
16.7 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
31.8 %
Humanities, Languages
33.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
4.4 %
Other studies
13.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
43.6 %
Master's degree
23.6 %
Teacher qualification degree
18.4 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
11.1 %
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
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, more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Students can participate in the sports programme of the cooperating universities and universities of applied sciences in Berlin and Brandenburg. Students from all higher education institutions 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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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