Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

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    Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany
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    +49 (0)30 2093-70763, +49 (0)30 2093-70764
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The Humboldt University was established in 1810, approximately 200 years ago & it’s known to be one of the most renowned universities in Europe. Initially, it was known as the University of Berlin, then it gained its current name by 1949, titled by its founder, Wilhelm Von Humboldt, Prussian educational reformer. HU Berlin is famous for its distinguished arts & humanities faculty, known to have a world-class reputation. Wilhelm Von Humboldt established the model of the university, later it many other universities in Europe were hugely influenced by his model & it’s still followed globally today.

Having a special importance on the humanities, the university has nine faculties of law, mathematics, natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, philosophy & theology which offer a total of 190 courses of study. The stunning campus opens up unique opportunities for science majors to work with renowned research institutions, helping them to prepare for a bright future with reputable companies.

There a total of 30,000 students & among them 17% are international students who come from all over the world. Here courses are taught generally in English & German. There are a lot of opportunities to experience diverse cultural activities, excursions & much more. The size of the class is usually between 12 to 15 students for language course & 12 to 40 for culture courses. The faculty of HU Berlin is to be known as world-class having international acclamations. After the university was founded, professors such as Georg Friedrich, Wilhelm Hegel, Karl Friedrich Von Savigny, August Boeckh, Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland, Albrecht Daniel Thaer helped to organize & shape the faculty in harmony with Humboldt’s concept. HU Berlin has many famous alumni, among them some notable alumni are Marxism founder Karl Marx, novelist Alfred Doblin, writer Heinrich Mann. This prestigious university has also educated 29 Nobel Prize winners like famous physicist Max Planck, Max Von Laue, Albert Einstein.