The City of Heidelberg

Heidelberg in Deutschland

Heidelberg, world-famous for its castle, is home to Germany’s oldest university and a renowned centre of international academic training and research.

Formerly a symbol of German Romanticism, today’s Heidelberg offers all the conveniences of a modern city with the advantages of a university town. The city offers an exceptional range of cultural, sports, and other leisure activities.

With a population of 150,000, including 30,000 German and foreign students, Heidelberg is a young city where guests from around the world are welcome and able to rapidly make international contacts. Classic restaurants and student pubs offer countless opportunities for encounters with local residents as well as a wide choice of international foods.

From Frankfurt’s international airport, Europe’s most important traffic hub, Heidelberg is easily reached, located just 40 minutes away. The city is also well connected to the European rail network and highway system. This makes it an ideal starting point for excursions in Germany as well as Switzerland, France, Italy, and Austria.
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