Humboldt University - HUB • Berlin, Germany
The Humboldt University of Berlin also known as HU Berlin or the HUB is one of oldest universities in Berlin. The Humboldt University was founded on 15 October 1811 and named University of Berlin by Frederick William III of Prussia.
The Humboldt University is associated with 41 Nobel Prize winners including Max Born and Albert Einstein in the Physics field and Theodor Mommsen for Literature.
The Humboldt University is listed as one of the best European universities, and it is recognized worldwide for its influence in the field of Arts and Humanities.
At the Humboldt University, students have many choices when deciding about what to study. The HUB offers distance learning courses and has an extensive Lecture catalog at the student's disposition.The Humboldt University gives students three campuses centered in different fields of study: Campus Mitte is home to the Arts and Humanities, Law, Economics and Business Studies as well as Theology. Campus Nord homes the Mathematics programs and, Campus Adlershof is reserved for the Natural Science degrees.
The Humboldt University of Berlin is organized into nine faculties and two independent institutes: the Centre for British Studies and the Humboldt-Innovation. Furthermore, the HUB counts with a Museum of Natural History.
As far as Research, The Humboldt University of Berlin as part of the German Universities Excellence Initiative is one of the leading research universities in Germany. Their Research program is composed of 2 clusters of excellence, three graduate schools, five collaborative research centers and eight research training groups.
The Humboldt University counts with 33,000 students, 11,000 post-graduates, and 3,000 doctoral students. The HUB university also offers German courses for those International Students who will like to learn the mother tongue of the country.
In 2016 the QS World University Rankings placed Humboldt University 126th overall in the world. Its subject rankings were 27th in Arts & Humanities and 14th in Philosophy.