HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN, BERLIN

Berlin, BerlinLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1810Established Year
  33000Enrollment

The Humboldt University of Berlin is a public university in Berlin, Germany. Established in the year 1810, it is one of the oldest universities in Berlin. According to THE, the university stands at #67 position in the list of World University Rankings. It has worldwide fame for its notable alumni and faculty members that include Albert Einstein and 55 Noble Laureates in different fields up till now.

Highlights

University typePublic
CampusUrban and suburban
Budget397.8 million Euro
Total No. of Academic Programs189
Admission ProcessOnline
Cost of Attendance307.09 Euro
English Language Proficiency TestTOEFL, IELTS
German Language Proficiency TestDSH test, Goethe Institute Language Proficiency Certificate, TestDaF
Admission Helpdesk+49 30 2093-46724|bewerbung-international@hu-berlin.de
Number of International Students5,223
Official websitehttps://www.hu-berlin.de/en/

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The Humboldt University of Berlin offers a total of 189 degree courses and 9 faculties. Some of the top programs offered by the university are Arts and Humanities, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Education and Psychology.
  • The Humboldt University of Berlin is divided into three campuses, namely Campus Adlershof, Campus Mitte, and Campus Nord.
  • On-campus housing is not provided; however, the university helps the students in finding accommodation off-campus.

The Humboldt University of Berlin Admissions

The students need to apply through Uni-Assist application portal for the university.

Application fee

Each applicant has to pay the application fee of 75.00 Euro at the time of application.

Application deadline

StatusWinter SemesterSummer Semester
Studienkolleg (external Feststellungsprüfung)March 15-
Studienkolleg T-, M-, GS, W-coursesJuly 15-
Bachelor, Diploma, State ExaminationJuly 15January 15
Master (M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.) with NCMay 31January 15
Master (M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.) without NCJuly 15January 15

Admission Requirements

  • Authentic copies of educational certificates attained until now
  • Enrolment certificate
  • Certificate of ex-matriculation
  • German translations of all certificates excluding the documents in English
  • CV beginning with the start of school education until now
  • A recent passport-sized photo
  • The UNI-ASSIST receipt as a proof of fees paid
  • A photocopy of the passport (validation is not necessary)

Language requirements:

  • The applicant’s proficiency in German will be assessed in the DSH test.
  • To be considered qualified for the DSH, applicants have to demonstrate proof of their proficiency in German is no less than the C1 level as said by the Common European Frame of Reference.
  • A minimum score of 3 points in all 4 parts of the TestDaF examination can be also taken as evidence for the necessary level for the application.
  • Minimum English proficiency test scores required are - IELTS – 6.5 or TOEFL – 100 (iBT) and 600 (PBT) (if applicable).

The Humboldt University of Berlin Cost of Attendance

1st enrollment fee50 Euro
Contribution to the student body9.75 Euro
Contribution to the Studierendenwerk54.09 Euro
4th-semester ticket201.80 Euro
Rent for Private Housing (per month)250 Euro to 500 Euro
Meal (per month)200 Euro
Health Insurance (per month)80 Euro

The Humboldt University of Berlin Scholarships

  • Students are provided with financial assistance in the form of student loans, scholarships, and work-study options.

  • DAAD Scholarship – There are organziations which provide scholarship, amongst those, DAAD is one of the biggest. One can find a scholarship suitable.

  • Deutschlandstipendium – It provides fund for 300 Euro monthly for 2 semesters. Money may come from government or private sponsors.

  • Research in Germany – It provides scholarships for the students at master’s level or above.

Find a Program

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 3 Programs

Arts & Social Studies 7 Programs

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 1 Program

2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$10,226 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 1 Program

2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$10,226 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 10,226
Post graduate Tuition Fees$10225.53
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 6,600
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
33,000
International Students
5,610
Student : Faculty Ratio
59:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process January 15, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 100
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #90
    Score (Out of 100)
    #68.8

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