Universität Heidelberg

WORLD RANK

2012-13
78

Heidelberg, Germany

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    61.4
  • Teaching
    61.4
  • International outlook
    61.3
  • Industry income
    40.7
  • Research
    49.0
  • Citations
    75.5

The ancient university was founded by Rupert I, one of the Holy Roman Empire's Prince-Electors, and it is associated with 11 German and foreign heads of state. In 1890, a natural sciences faculty was added. Today, it has 12 faculties, with more than 13,300 employees, and offers degree programmes in 100 disciplines to around 31,000 students.