Humboldt University of Berlin

Humboldt University of Berlin

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The Humboldt University of Berlin is a Prussian university in the central borough of Mitte in Berlin, Germany. It was established in 1809, and was opened in 1810, thereby making it the oldest of Berlin's four universities. The university has four independent institutes and nine faculties which are the Faculty of law, mathematics and natural sciences, life sciences, Charite-Berlin university of medicine, philosophyI, philosophy II, humanities and social sciences, theology, economics, and business admin.

As one of the historical landmark of Berlin, it rankings the In 2018 the British QS World University Rankings placed the university at 121st overall in the world. The British Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018 placed Humboldt-University as the 67th best university in the world and 4th best in Germany.



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Humboldt University is located in Berlin which is the capital state of Germany. Berlin is a world city which has incorporated into it economy culture, politics, media, and science. The south-east of the city, is particularly rich in lakes and forests. Only about ten minutes away from the International Berlin Brandenburg Airport, this is an area where since 1991 one of the science and technology parks which is the largest in Europe has emerged, where 11 non-university research institutions and over 400 technologically oriented companies are based by now. The area has had a technological history of more than 100 years: In 1909 Germany’s first airport for engine-powered aircraft was opened here at Johannisthal-Adlershof. Berlin is known as a continental hub for air and rail traffic and has a highly complex public transportation network. the city is known as a host to many sporting events and it has the world's oldest large-scale movie studio complex. Today some of these buildings are technological monuments and treasured landmarks at the Natural Sciences Campus of Humboldt-Universität.


Humboldt University has a number of buildings and infrastructure erected in place on campus. The university library has about 6.5 million volumes and 9000 held magazines and journals and is one of the largest university libraries in Germany. The lecture rooms have been fitted with the proper aids needed during lectures. Structures for improved training of graduate are also in place. Recreation and sports center are available for the student's exercise and sport. here are various research institutes, laboratories, and computer and media services. A language center is also available.

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There are various residential options available to all students, such as the university’s dormitories, public housing, as well as a rented private apartment. Students are offered, a room or an apartment at one of Berlin's student halls of residence. All in all, they have needed facilities to accommodate up to 10,500 students. The halls are managed by the Studentenwerk.


Humboldt University has an undergraduate faculty to student ratio of 1:8 which comprises the academic staff of 2403, an administrative staff of 1516, undergraduate students of 18,712 postgraduate students of 10,881 and doctorate students of 2,951. The professors, associate professors, senior lecturers, and other lecturers make up the administrative staff and they are skilled and trained in each of their fields.

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According to THE at number 61, this is Berlin's best bet for students looking to land a job in the bustling capital city after graduation. The institution's academic prowess is evidenced by the fact that it has educated no fewer than 29 Nobel prizewinners

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