Heidelberg University – Germany: Ranking & Review

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Heidelberg Rank Germany Rank World Rank
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Top 1%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment32,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$500
International students$1,750$1,750

General info

Alternative namesUniversität Heidelberg
MottoSemper Apertus
Always open
AccreditationMinisterium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Association of Universities IAU
European University Association EUA
European Association for International Education EAIE
League of European Research Universities LERU
Coimbra Group
German Rectors' Conference (HRK)
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst DAAD
German U15
Academic structureFaculty of Biosciences
Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty of Physics and Astronomy
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Modern Languages
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Faculty of Behavioural and Cultural Studies
Medical Faculty Heidelberg
Medical Faculty Mannheim
Colorssandstone red, gold
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff7,500
Student/staff ratio4
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uni-heidelberg.de
AddressGrabengasse 1
Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, 69117
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+49 (6221) 540
Fax+49 (6221) 54 2618

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