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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 35,398
Students at this campus 35,398
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
33.8 %
Humanities, Languages
32.3 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
4.0 %
Other studies
13.1 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
42.1 %
Master's degree
24.7 %
Teacher qualification degree
21.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
9.3 %
Other types of degrees
2.8 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
As an institution for the entire university, the university archive is part of the university library with a volume of more than 8,000 linear meters of documents and outstanding academic papers. PRIMUS, the search engine introduced in 2011, offers an innovative method of accessing knowledge contained in the university library inventory, with 7.8 million search requests per year. The inventory includes 6 million volumes of printed books and magazines as well as digital knowledge resources that can be researched and used down to the article level with 200,000 e-books, 16,000 e-journals and 200 databases and digital objects. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Norwegian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Catalan, Occitan, Romanian, Sardinian, Bambara, Hausa, Northern Sotho, Swahili, Bahasa Indonesia. 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 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 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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