#45 Overall Influence

Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

From Wikipedia

Heidelberg University, officially the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, is a public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Founded in 1386 on instruction of Pope Urban VI, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university and one of the world's oldest surviving universities. It was the third university established in the Holy Roman Empire.

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What is Heidelberg University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#25 World Rank
Philosophy
#44 World Rank
Mathematics
#48 World Rank
Biology
#21 World Rank
Chemistry
#44 World Rank
Physics
#71 World Rank
Literature
#53 World Rank
Psychology
#97 World Rank
Medical
#62 World Rank
Law
#20 World Rank
Sociology
#44 World Rank
Religious Studies
#82 World Rank
History
#72 World Rank
Economics
#27 World Rank
Anthropology
#175 World Rank
Political Science
#275 World Rank
Education
#149 World Rank
Communications
#54 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#512 World Rank
Engineering
#540 World Rank
Business
#486 World Rank
Computer Science
#338 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#497 World Rank
Social Work
#1937 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Heidelberg University's Most influential alumni?

Heidelberg University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Chemistry, and Philosophy

Heinrich von Treitschke

Heinrich von Treitschke

Historian, political writer

Viktor Meyer

Viktor Meyer

German chemist

Hans Mommsen

Hans Mommsen

German historian

Walter Christaller

Walter Christaller

German geographer

Johannes Trithemius

Johannes Trithemius

German writer

Alexander William Williamson

Alexander William Williamson

English scientist

L. F. L. Oppenheim

German legal scholar

Ludwik Silberstein

Polish physicist

Otto Fritz Meyerhof

Otto Fritz Meyerhof

German biochemist

Abraham Geiger

Abraham Geiger

German rabbi and scholar

Arnold Ruge

Arnold Ruge

German philosopher and political writer

Reinhart Koselleck

Reinhart Koselleck

German historian