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Heidelberg University is a public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is officially known as the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg (German: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; Latin: Universitas Ruperto Carola Heidelbergensis). Heidelberg University, founded in 1386 on the orders of Pope Urban VI, is Germany's oldest and one of the world's oldest surviving universities. It was the Holy Roman Empire's third university to be established. The university has twelve faculties and offers degree programs in over 100 disciplines at the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels. The humanities are primarily concentrated in Heidelberg's Old Town, the natural sciences and medicine in the Neuenheimer Feld quarter, and the social sciences in the inner-city suburb Bergheim. As of 2021, 57 Nobel laureates were associated with the city of Heidelberg and 33 with the university. Heidelberg faculty introduced modern scientific psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychiatric genetics, environmental physics, and modern sociology as scientific disciplines. Every year, approximately 1,000 doctorates are completed, with more than one-third of doctoral students coming from abroad. International students from over 130 countries make up more than 20% of the total student body. Students, researchers, teachers, technical personnel, and administrative personnel are all essential components of the university. The intricate connection between research and teaching provides for an education that is academic, practical, and continuous. Heidelberg University is a self-governing institution dedicated to academic best practices. It is committed to systematically advancing the careers of young scholars and scientists, providing established academics with ample opportunities for independent research, and ensuring the continued presence of outstanding emeriti by conferring the rank of senior professor on them. This knowledge alliance provides an excellent foundation for identifying and pursuing new research questions. As a result, the University is well-positioned to meet future challenges with appropriate flexibility.

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