Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
The Heidelberg University known as the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg is a public university. It is situated I Heidelberg, Bade- Wurttemberg, Germany. Heidelberg University is one of the oldest running university in the world and the oldest functioning institution in Germany. It is founded in 1386. It was established on the instructions of Pope Urban VI and is the third university established in the Holy Roman Empire.
Heidelberg University is a coeducational institution which consists of 12 faculties and offers graduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral programs. There are mainly three campuses of Heidelberg University.
Heidelberg University offers education basically in German. Several degrees are delivered in English and some in French.
In 2017, 29 Noble prize winners have been affiliated to the Heidelberg University and there were several disciplines which were introduced, these are:
Almost 1000 doctorates are completing their studies from Heidelberg university every year. There are international students from more than 130 countries, which contribute to more than 20% of the total number of students. The university occupies the top positions in worldwide ranking and has a high academic reputation and respect.
In 1378, the Great Schism established the very university of the city Heidelberg, which was back then a very small city. The Heidelberg city got its very own university which was initiated by the election of two popes after the death of Pope Gregory VI.
Rupert, I initiated the talks with Curia, which led to Papal Bull for the foundation of the university. The final decision to found the university was taken on 26 June 1386, at the behest of Rupert I, Count Palatine of the Rhine. Initially, the university included four faculties, philosophy, theology, jurisprudence and medicine.
In 1386, on 19 October the first lecture was held, making Heidelberg the ancientest university in Germany.
Marsilius of Inghen was elected as the first rector of the university, and stated the duty with the motto, “ The book of learning is always open”.
In 1518, Martin Luther king’s disputation made a long-lasting impact which attracted a large number of scholars and masters and to the reformation of the university in Southwest Germany.
In 1803, the university was re-established as the country owned institution by Karl Friedrich, Grand of Duke Baden.
In 1900, the Grand Duchy of Baden issued a decree that empowered women the right to access universities. Thus the Heidelberg University was the first one to allow women to study.
With the advent of the third Reign, in 1933, university supported Adolf Hitler and Nazi, as a result, it dismissed a large number of staff and professors and students for racial and political reasons.
The university has its museum, which is situated in the main building of the old campus.
Heidelberg city has approximately 140000 inhabitants. It is situated in the Rhine Neckar Triangle, a European metropolitan area with almost 2.4 million people living there. The Heidelberg University is a large institution with many campuses, the campuses are a follows
The Heidelberg University has a large library which is located in the main building comprising approximately 6.8 Million printed books. It holds the position of Germany’s best library and is the most widely used library in the country.
It holds approx. 3.2 million books, 500000 other media such as microfilms and videotapes and 1072 scientific periodicals. It has almost 6600 manuscripts, 1800 incunabula, 110500 autographs and photographs, and a collection of old maps, paintings and photographs.
It further has 83 decentralised libraries of the faculties. Around 3000 commercial scientific journals can be accessed via e-journal.
Heidelberg University courses are wold recognised and considered of high value.
The Heidelberg University courses are numerous and they hold a reputation in the country and the world. The HeidelbergUniversity courses are as follows
The students applying for Heidelberg University’s admission has to go through the following procedureSTEP 1
The applicant is required to fill the application form available on the official website.STEP 2
The university after reviewing the application form sends the invitation form. The student after receiving the invitation should submit the tuition fee.STEP 3
After depositing the fee, the student is required to apply for the visa.STEP 4
After applying for the visa, you will receive the visa in hand within 4- 5 working days.
After all these steps you are required to inform the university about the arrival date and time.
|PARTICULARS||FEE( eur o)|
|Social contribution for student’s service: a student service fee||54.00|
|Complementary financing of regional transit pass (semester ticket)||10.00|
|Levy for the use of next bike||35.30|
|Fee for the constituted student body||2.45|
|Per semester fee||171.75|
The Heidelberg University hostel accommodation is available for the students taking Heidelberg university admissions.
Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Fee Structure. A fee of 171.75 euros is charged for studying at the University of Heidelberg (special tuition fees are charged for continuing education and existing non-consecutive Master's programs). The amount is due at the beginning of each semester upon re-registration or must be paid as part of matriculation.