The University became a coeducational university in 1899. It has twelve faculties with research and teaching staff of more than 5,000 scientists in which 450 are professors. They are highly professional and skilled professors who are preparing more than 30,000 students. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate degree programs to all the international and domestic students.
The medium of instruction is usually German while a good number of degrees are offered in English. The University has two hospitals in which the students practice and pursue their internship. In 2017, about 56 Noble Prize winners got affiliation with the institute. Programs like- Modern scientific psychiatry, psychiatric genetics, psychopharmacology, are introduced by the Heidelberg faculty as scientific disciplines.
Around, 1,000 students complete their doctorate program and pass out every year. In which more than one-third of students are foreign students. 20% of the student body is formed by international students from 130 countries.
There are two medical faculties in University Heidelberg.
The university is in very high demand for Indian students because of its comfortable & affordable accommodation blocks, and Indian food availability. Every year, a large number of students take admission in the university. There are various accommodation offers available for the students. University has its hostels and also had tied up with landlords for accommodation.
The student union has a private accommodation service in which rooms are provided by the private landlords. Students looking for the accommodation share room with other students.
The rooms are fully furnished enriched with the basic amenities. Single room, double room, and a room of more than two students are available.
Student life at University Heidelberg is very fascinating and worth experiencing. It offers a variety of sports- football, volleyball, athletics, swimming, sailing, judo, karate, yoga, etc. There are teams for each sport. Annual matches and competition are held, in which students actively participate.
University focuses on the health and fitness of the students. It organizes many extracurricular activities, sends students to short trips, outing, and camping. Students also host hostel parties and enjoy their nightlife.