Heidelberg University (EU/EEA students)

Founded in 1386, Heidelberg University is Germany’s oldest university and one of the world’s oldest surviving universities. Modern scientific psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychiatric genetics, environmental physics, and modern sociology were introduced as scientific disciplines by Heidelberg faculty. Heidelberg is a German Excellence University, part of the U15, 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 and 29 Nobel Prize winners. The university ranks among the best 50 in the world according to the rankings made by QS, Times Higher Education and ARWU.

Country

  • Germany

City

  • Heidelberg ,

Founding year

1386

Acceptance rate

25%

Fall semester application deadline

July 15

Spring semester application deadline

January 15

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

From €170/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Anthropology [German]Archaeology [German]Art & Design [German]Biological Sciences [English]Biological Sciences [German]Chemistry [German]Classics & Ancient History [German]Computer Science & Information Systems [German]Dentistry [German]Earth & Marine Sciences [German]Economics & Econometrics [English]Economics & Econometrics [German]Education & Training [German]English Language & Literature [English]Geography [German]History [German]Law [German]Linguistics [German]Mathematics [German]Medicine [English]Medicine [German]Modern Languages [English]Performing Arts [German]Pharmacy & Pharmacology [German]Philosophy [German]Physics & Astronomy [English]Physics & Astronomy [German]Politics & International Studies [English]Politics & International Studies [German]Psychology [German]Sociology [German]Sports-related Subjects [German]Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies [English]Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies [German]

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General rankings position

QS World University Rankings
65°
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
42°
Academic Ranking of World Universities
57°
Center for World University Rankings
70°
CWTS Leiden Ranking
105°
Webometrics
61°

QS World Universities by Subject

Arts & Humanities
63°
Engineering and Technology
259°
Life Sciences & Medicine
35°
Natural Sciences
52°
Social Sciences & Management
190°
Accounting & Finance
251-300°
Anthropology
51-100°
Archaeology
26°
Biological Sciences
29°
Chemistry
72°
Classics & Ancient History
Computer Science & Information Systems
151-200°
Earth & Marine Sciences
101-150°
Economics & Econometrics
151-200°
Education & Training
201-250°
English Language & Literature
79°
Geography
51-100°
History
49°
Law
62°
Linguistics
151-200°
Mathematics
124°
Medicine
29°
Modern Languages
68°
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
73°
Philosophy
101-150°
Physics & Astronomy
29°
Politics & International Studies
101-150°
Psychology
101-150°
Sociology
94°
Sports-related Subjects
51-100°
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
22°

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