Studying in Heidelberg
Heidelberg, a Center of Learning
At the “Ruperto Carola” University (thus named in remembrance of Prince-Electors Ruprecht and Karl), you will be studying at Germany’s oldest university together with about 28,000 other students.
Heidelberg University bears the hallmarks of a comprehensive university, spanning the entire range of academic disciplines. It has been named one of Germany’s nine universities of excellence.
The university town of Heidelberg and the surrounding Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region are host to a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary events and also cultivate a high number of outstanding international contacts. What is more, Heidelberg is both cosmopolitan and steeped in tradition, a dynamic students’ town offering a wide variety of cultural and sporting activities, a lively pub scene, theaters, cinemas, and numerous music, film, and cultural festivals.