IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Unter den Linden 6


Post Code:10099

Tel.:+49(30) 2093-0

Fax:+49(30) 2093-2770


Other Sites

Also German language courses for foreign students; Natural History Museum; Great Britain Central Institute - Centre

Institution Funding



Founded 1810 as Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität. Reorganized 1946 and renamed 1948 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Faculty structure replaced under 1968 reform by series of subject sections, and replaced following reunification 1990. An independent institution financially supported by the 'Land' of Berlin.

Academic Year

October to September (October-March; April-September)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Abitur)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Sabine Kunst

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Steffan Baron

Job title:Head of Administration

International Relations Officer : Britta Baron

Job title:Director, International Office

top Divisions

Faculty : Agriculture and Horticulture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Horticulture

Faculty : Arts and Humanities I

Fields of study:Ethnology, European Studies, History, Library Science, Philosophy

Faculty : Arts and Humanities II

Fields of study:American Studies, English Studies, Linguistics, Philology, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages

Faculty : Arts and Humanities III

Fields of study:African Studies, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Media Studies, Musicology, Social Sciences

Faculty : Arts and Humanities IV

Fields of study:Educational Sciences, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sports

Faculty : Economics and Business Administration

Fields of study:Business Administration, Economics

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law

Faculty : Mathematics and Natural Sciences I

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics

Faculty : Mathematics and Natural Sciences II

Fields of study:Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Psychology

Faculty : Theology

Fields of study:Theology

Graduate School : Humboldt

Fields of study:Safety Engineering, Service Trades

Graduate School : International Humboldt

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Natural Sciences

Graduate School : Mathematics

More details:Berlin

Graduate School : Mind and Brain

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Neurosciences

More details:Berlin

Graduate School : Social Sciences

More details:Berlin

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Administration, African Studies, Agriculture, American Studies, Archaeology, Art History, Biology, Biophysics, Business Administration, Business Education, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, Ethnology, European Studies, French, Gender Studies, Geography, German, Greek (Classical), Health Education, History, Horticulture, Hungarian, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Islamic Theology, Italian, Latin, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Music, North African Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Regional Studies, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Spanish, Special Education, Sports, Teacher Training

Kirchliche Abschlussprüfung

Fields of study:Protestant Theology


Fields of study:Adult Education, African Studies, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Aquaculture, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biophysics, Business Administration, Business Computing, Business Education, Central European Studies, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Comparative Law, Computer Education, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, English Studies, Ethnology, European Studies, Fishery, Foreign Languages Education, French, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Geography (Human), German, Greek (Classical), Health Education, History, Horticulture, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Management, Information Sciences, International Relations, International Studies, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, North African Studies, Optics, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Production Engineering, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Religious Education, Rural Studies, Safety Engineering, Scandinavian Languages, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Special Education, Sports, Statistics, Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies


Fields of study:African Studies, Agriculture, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, East Asian Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, Ethnology, Gender Studies, Geography, German, History, Horticulture, Information Sciences, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Romance Languages, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Sociology, Southeast Asian Studies, Sports, Theology



Also Combined Bachelor's degrees; Also State Examination Certificate (Staatsexam) in Law and Psychotherapy. Certificates (Zertifikat) in German Law and International Development Studies.

top Academic Periodicals


Humboldt spektrum

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2019-2020

Full Time Total:1933

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:416


Statistics Year:2019-2020


Updated on 24-05-2020