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Founded in 1368, this famous university is one of Germany's oldest and most prestigious.
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Grabengasse 1-3, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very prestigious university, even to this day. People apply from around the globe, with the hopes of being accepting. Old medieval type structures, now in a modernist city. Truly International and eclectic.

1  Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed May 12, 2018

My husband and I were visiting Heidelberg with a group of seniors while cruising on the Rhine River. This was one of our excursions after touring Heidelberg Castle. The university square is beautiful, very clean and very picturesque. Nearby students were very polite and friendly....More

2  Thank MaryannF650
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This university is very important to Germany’s history, and its museum is very nicely done and informative. The Great Hall is really the crown jewel, though! Make sure to go upstairs and see it.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Since I was young I've wanted to see Heidelberg University! And yes, I've finally did it! It was absolutely beautiful!!!!! Clean and fairy-tale town!

1  Thank 652nc
Reviewed October 31, 2017

In an old university building, there are a few rooms set aside for a small museum about the history of the university and a few of its famous professors and students. The displays are mainly text with some photographs, and the text is for nearly...More

3  Thank Katrien S
Reviewed October 5, 2017

The presence of this historicial university adds a student lifestyle character to this tourist oriented town. You can see many students hanging out in little cafes studing.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Entry is by ticket, which also covers a visit to the Students' Jail. The museum and the Aula are interesting. Sadly a lot of the interesting displays in the museum are only described in German - but there are a few displays with English too.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Built on 1886 marked the 500th anniversary of Heidelberg University, amazing place to visit. Nice paintings on the roof.

1  Thank Mobin D
Reviewed May 17, 2017

This old university is located on a square...both the square and the university aren't big deal...Nothing impressive, no decorations, specific materials, etc...Too bad

Thank Guilljea
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

The museum on the ground floor of the old university building has only a few artefacts and a couple of panels, some in German and some in English as well. The ones in English are only about the history of the university in the 20th...More

2  Thank AndrewLa1
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