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Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Address: Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Description Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

At the University of Heidelberg. Ruprecht and Karl status of the oldest higher education institution in Germany. Its foundation falls on the deep Middle Ages. As early as the 13th century, graduates of the Sorbonne founded Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (RKUH). By age, this is the fourth university in Europe. Modern Heidelberg University combines humanitarian, technical and other faculties, which are constantly in demand by applicants from all over Europe. The campus of the university is located within the city limits of Heidelberg, near the French and Luxembourg borders.

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The educational institution takes a leading position in the world academic ranking. The German national ranking consistently places Universität Heidelberg in second place among all universities in Germany. Achievements of the university in certain areas:

  • The most popular, in terms of education, since the Middle Ages remains the medical faculty. Excellent reputation in the academic world is based primarily on scientific research conducted at the university hospital.
  • Excellent scientific potential has the direction of the humanities. Faculties, where they study German studies, philosophy and archeology, have long been included in the first 50 positions of the world ranking of the corresponding direction.
  • The third branch of prestigious disciplines is studied in the faculties where biologists and astrophysicists are eduacted. The largest scientific potential among young scientists is revealed precisely in the faculties of natural sciences. Highly paid places are always waiting for qualified chemists and pharmacists after receiving a diploma from the University of Heidelberg.

University pride

  • Max Weber is a German philosopher known as the founder of sociology. At the time, received a diploma at the Faculty of Law of the University of Heidelberg.
  • M. Born is a physicist with German and English roots. He conducted a series of revolutionary studies in the field of quantum physics and won the Nobel Prize.
  • E. Fromm is a psychoanalyst who created neo-Freudianism. He founded the school of post-Marxist thought.

Equipment Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

The main buildings of the Universität Heidelberg are located in the Old Town district. This is the right bank of the river Neckar. Most of the faculties were established as early as the 20th century, so they settled in a new area. In general, the university consists of educational buildings, student residences and the famous Heidelberg Library, which was founded in the Middle Ages.

Scholarships Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

As in all of Germany, the educational process at Heidelberg University is free. Separately, you need to pay an administrative fee of 125 euros. This contribution goes to a specialized student fund. Thanks to his activities, students receive various benefits, in particular for travel. The cost of living in a hostel is 250 euros for one month.

Universität Heidelberg can offer students a variety of scholarship programs. Foreign learners are most often covered by the Deutschlandstipendium program. This scholarship is provided by the funds of the German government, its size is 300 euros per month. Students who have achieved high results in the academic process can apply for such a scholarship. There are other options for financial assistance. Different faculties may offer assistance to graduate or postgraduate students.

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Ana Orfilia Campero Rullier
Hi, I'm interested on applying for the Heidelberg University. Please, let me know which are the requirements and about the admission Test. Thank You very much. Best regards, Ana Campero
Heidelberg University is a highly ranked university in Germany with strict and high entry requirements: excellent marks in school|university diplomas, C1 level of German. What programmes are you interested in? Do you consider bachelor or master programmes? What is your background: age, education, level of German?

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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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