Founded in 1386, Heidelberg University is Germany’s oldest university. It is a comprehensive research-oriented institution with a strong focus on interdisciplinary studies. Heidelberg University offers over 160 study programs in the humanities, the social sciences, law, natural sciences, and the life sciences, including medicine. More than 30,000 Students study at Heidelberg University. Among them, ca. 5,000 International Students. (ca. 50% European, 30% Asian, 12% North/South American, 5% Africa) Rankings: 49th Worldwide, 1st in Germany (QS and Shanghai Rankings 2014)