University of Heidelberg
In the education system in Germany the most famous and most prestigious institution of higher education is the University of Heidelberg in Germany, founded in 1386, modeled on the Paris Sorbonne. It is located in the small town of Heidelberg, about 60 kilometers from Frankfurt-am-Main. In XIX century Heidelberg is considered to be the best in Europe law school. Among the teachers of the university were philosophers Hegel and Jaspers, chemist Geymgolts, eight Nobel Prize winners. As part of the University of Heidelberg, there are 15 departments – biology, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, law, philosophy and oriental languages, modern languages, political science, sports, health, etc. The University has opened a number of specialized research centers – in particular, the Institute of South Asian and Heidelberg Institute for Nuclear Physics, Max Planck. Foreign students are studying in Germany, about 12% of the total number of students (25,000) in University.
Second place in the German universities is located in Munich, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (founded in XV century). This university is known for Europe’s largest medical faculty. Besides it, the university includes 19 faculties. The total number of students of the University of Munich is 44 thousand.
The economy is better taught in Mannheim, Munich and Cologne. For those who want to study in Germany it makes sense to go to Passau, Freiburg, Heidelberg and Münster. As for private universities, the University of Witten-Herdecke specializes in medicine, economics, and natural sciences. Three other private university – Higher school for business leaders in Koblenz, European Business School in the acute-Winkel, and the European School of Economics in Berlin in Germany provide training professionals to work in international markets.
Choosing a university education in Germany, remember that many of the schools are overcrowded. Classical universities overwhelmed more than “new.” Because of overcrowded classrooms, some students forced to watch the lecture via video in the next room. Of course, students can not rely on close contact with the teachers and mentoring. The greatest inconvenience experienced students who are trained in Germany on the most popular field of study with limited reception and strict quotas for foreigners – architecture, medicine, pharmacy, psychology, biology, computer science, economics and law.
At appropriate faculties Aachen, Bremen, Bonn, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Cologne, Marburg, Munich, Munster, Tubingen and Wurzburg overload most notable. Learning conditions in Bamberg, Clausthal, Flensburg, Duisburg, Greifswald, Ilmenau, Kaiserslautern, Halle-Wittenberg and Trier somewhat better.
Education in the eastern states of Germany is more favorable because schools are less crowded. Learning environment is favorable, students find a lot of support from teachers. However, the problem with many high schools are obsolete equipment that do not meet international standards of academic buildings and dormitories. Foreign students studying in Germany, feel more comfortable in the universities, where many students from abroad. These include the European School of Economics in Berlin, an international school in Zittau, Fiadrina University in Frankfurt an der Oder. Many foreign students study in Berlin, Clausthal, Heidelberg, Frankfurt-am-Main, Aachen.