Communications and Marketing
Grabengasse 1
69117 Heidelberg
Phone +49 6221 54-19012
Fax +49 6221 54-19020

Map (Ger)

Management and Bodies
Heidelberg University Nobel Laureates

The Nobel Prize has been awarded since 1901 for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. Fifty-five Nobel Laureates share a connection with Heidelberg University or the city of its founding. [More...]

Outstanding Personalities

Heidelberg University belongs to a number of well-known national and international organisations. [More...]

General Presentation

About the University

Eingang Alte Universitaet 160x200Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, is Germany’s oldest university and one of the strongest research universities in all of Europe. The successes in both rounds of the Excellence Initiative and in internationally recognised rankings prove that Heidelberg’s excellent reputation and leading role in the scientific community are well deserved. In terms of educating students and promoting promising early-career academics, Heidelberg relies on research-based teaching and an outstanding, well-structured training for doctoral candidates.

Heidelberg University is a comprehensive university, offering the full spectrum of disciplines in the humanities, law and the social sciences alongside the natural and life sciences, including medicine. As a comprehensive university, Heidelberg aims to continue to strengthen the individual disciplines and to further interdisciplinary cooperation, as well as to carry research results over into society and industry.

With its aspiration of connecting traditional values with future-oriented scientific concepts in research and teaching, the university is building bridges to the future – Zukunft. Seit 1386.


Research Profile

Studying in Heidelberg

Ruperto Carola: International


Corporate Design


Mission Statement

Constitution of the University (PDF) (Ger)


Rules and Guidelines at Heidelberg University

Open Access Policy

Research Data Policy (Ger)

Quality development at Heidelberg University (heiQUALITY) (Ger)

Safeguarding of good academic practice

Responsibility in sciences (Ger)

Exchanging Knowledge and Handling Intellectual Property at Heidelberg University (IP Policy)



Universität Heidelberg. The Future. Since 1386.


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