Founded in 1386, Heidelberg University is the oldest university in today’s Germany and one of Europe’s most research-intensive institutions. Its successes in the Excellence Competitions of the German federal and state governments, and in internationally recognised rankings, prove Heidelberg University’s leading role in the scientific community. In educating students and supporting outstanding early-career researchers, the university relies on research-based teaching and well-structured support for doctoral candidates and postdocs. Heidelberg University is a comprehensive research university. Its broad subject spectrum in thirteen faculties includes the humanities and social sciences, law, the natural and engineering sciences, and the life sciences, as well as medicine. Heidelberg University is committed to advancing exceptional individual disciplines, promoting dialogue beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, and turning research findings to good use for society and the economy.
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