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Humboldt Universität

About the Institution

Founded in 1810 as Berlin University, the Humboldt-Universität is now named after its founder, and is situated in the heart of Berlin, about 500 metres from the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, Berlin Cathedral, the State Opera House, and the world-famous Pergamon Museum. In its immediate surroundings are several theatres, the shopping areas in the Friedrichstraße, the 'old' centres of Berlin nightlife in Kreuzberg (for West Berlin) and Prenzlauer Berg (East Berlin), and the new heart of Berlin's nightlife, the Potsdamer Platz and Friedrichshain. The Humboldt is one of King's Circle U. partners - for more information please see the King's Circle U. webpages.

English and German students

Students in English and German will study in the Arts & Humanities II faculty at the Humboldt.


For students in the Modern Languages Department, studying German language, in order to study at Humboldt in Berlin, post-A-Level students will require a mark of 65 or above in their Formative Exam for 5AAGLB08 (taken in December). Ab initio German students will also require a mark of 65 or above in their January exam. Please note that we will look at each case on an individual basis and may also take into consideration the marks received for First Year Core Language.

Estimated living costs

Actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.

Humboldt University, Berlin
Humboldt University, Berlin