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Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University Heidelberg is a public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Founded in 1386 on the instruction of Pope Urban VI, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university and one of the world's oldest surviving universities. It was the third university established in the Holy Roman Empire.Heidelberg has been a coeducational institution since 1899. The university consists of twelve faculties and offers degree programmes at undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels in some 100 disciplines. Heidelberg comprises three major campuses: the humanities are predominantly located in Heidelberg's Old Town, the natural sciences and medicine in the Neuenheimer Feld quarter, and the social sciences within the inner-city suburb Bergheim. The language of instruction is usually German, while a considerable number of graduate degrees are offered in English.

As of 2017, 33 Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with the university. Modern scientific psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychiatric genetics, environmental physics, and modern sociology were introduced as scientific disciplines by Heidelberg faculty. Approximately 1,000 doctorates are completed every year, with more than one-third of the doctoral students coming from abroad. International students from some 130 countries account for more than 20 percent of the entire student body.Internationally renowned and consistently ranked among Europe's top universities, Heidelberg is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, a German Excellence University, as well as a founding member of the League of European Research Universities and the Coimbra Group. The university's noted alumni include eleven domestic and foreign Heads of State or Heads of Government.


Heidelberg is a city with approximately 140,000 inhabitants. It is situated in the Rhine Neckar Triangle, a European metropolitan area with approximately 2.4 million people living there, comprising the neighboring cities of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, and a number of smaller towns in the perimeter. Heidelberg is known as the cradle of Romanticism, and its old town and castle are among the most frequented tourist destinations in Germany. Its pedestrian zone is a shopping and nightlife magnet for the surrounding area and beyond. Heidelberg is about 40 minutes by train away from Frankfurt International Airport. Heidelberg University's facilities are, generally speaking, separated into two parts. The faculties and institutes of humanities and social sciences are embedded in the Old Town Campus. The sciences faculties and the medical school, including three large university hospitals, are located on the New Campus in the Neuenheimer Feld on the outskirts of Heidelberg.

Courses And Eligibility

Master of Science-Biomedical Engineering

Master of Science-Medical Physics with Distinction in Radiotherapy and Biomedical Optics

Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science

Molecular Biotechnology - Bachelor of Science (BSc)

MSc Computer Engineering

Phd In Physics and Astronomy

Masters in Mathematics

Phd in Biosciences

Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology

Master in Applied computer science

MSc in Economics

Master in Technical Computer Science

Masters in Physics

Phd in Economics

Master of Science in Health Economics (MScHE)

PhD in Social Sciences

Masters in Molecular Biosciences

Bachelors in Physics

Bachelors in Chemistry

Masters in Chemistry

Bachelors in Biology

Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry


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