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Heart of Prussian Education

The Humboldt University of Berlin is the city's oldest university and one of the most prestigious in Germany. The school was founded in 1810, originally under the name of the University of Berlin, by the liberal Prussian educational reformer and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt. The legacy of Humboldt University is extensive and is home to 29 Nobel Prize winners as well as famous thinkers such as Albert Einstein, Karl Marx, and Heinrich Heine, just to name a few. Today, the university maintains its outstanding reputation and continues to foster the higher education amongst German students. The main campus buildings are located in the center of Berlin on the boulevard Unter den Linden.

Utrip Tips

*You can schedule a 30-60 minute guided tour that costs 5 € per person, these tours must be scheduled a month in advance at compass.fuehrung@hu-berlin.de 

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