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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, a city of 41,000 inhabitants, is situated in the Grand Duchy of Baden, on the left bank of the Neckar.
The Bishop of Worms, in whose diocese Heidelberg was situated, was judge in ordinary of the clerics.
With the consent of Pope Julius III it was established in 1560 in the abandoned Augustinian monastery.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07196a.htm   (2504 words)

 Heidelberg • City of Heidelberg
Heidelberg is a city very rich in culture and international in its tastes, due to the famed Heidelberg University with a large number of foreign students, and its status as a favored international tourist destination.
The University of Heidelberg is the oldest university in Germany.
Today, the University of Heidelberg is confronted with the necessity of finding answers to the problems caused by the ongoing process of specialization of the sciences and the constantly growing student body: the "Ruperto Carola" is one of the most popular German universities.
www.heidelberg.army.mil /sites/about/city.asp   (1714 words)

 Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg (German Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; also known as simply University of Heidelberg) was established in the town of Heidelberg in the Rhineland in 1386.
Thus, the University of Heidelberg is the oldest German University (although some count Charles University in Prague instead).
Although political actions of Heidelberg students have seldom occurred since then, the city still has one of the highest ratios of policemen per capita in Germany and the student body has kept a rather left-wing orientation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Heidelberg   (1071 words)

 Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thus, the University of Heidelberg is the oldest German University.
In 1622 the then world-famous, the library of the university, was stolen from the Heiliggeistkirche (the University Cathedral) and brought to Rome.
During the first and second gulf wars, the headquarters of the, situated in the southern part of Heidelberg, was the destination of numerous (peaceful) demonstrations by students, pupils and citizens.
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ruprecht_Karls_University_of_Heidelberg   (1064 words)

 University of Heidelberg - A Tradition to the Future
The University of Heidelberg is one of the top-ranking locations in the world of international science and scholarship.
Accordingly, the University is intent on playing an active role in shaping the future, both by engaging in innovative research and by educating the decision-makers of tomorrow.
In Heidelberg the pooling of creative potential across traditional faculty boundaries was instituted at an early stage, notably by the creation of interdisciplinary research centres that have developed into veritable islands of excellence in a short space of time.
www.uni-heidelberg.de /university/welcome   (397 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: University of Heidelberg, Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was modeled on the University of Paris with faculties of theology, law, medicine, and art and was under the patronage of Saint Catherine of Alexandria.
According to the papal Bull of authorization, the provost of the cathedral of Worms was chancellor of the university.
In 1803 it became the State university and the faculty of Catholic theology was removed to Freiburg, 1807.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/ncd03865.htm   (266 words)

 The Avalon Project : The Foundation of the University of Heidelberg AD. 1386
Likewise that that university shall be governed by one rector, and that the different masters and teachers, before they are admitted to the common pursuits of our institution, shall swear to observe the statutes, laws, privileges, liberties and franchises of the same, and not reveal its secrets, to whatever grade they may rise.
It was the pope who commanded that the arrangement should be that of the Paris university, also that the chancellor should regularly be the provost of the cathedral at Worms.
Ruprecht was unwearying in his care for his new creation and often spoke of it as his "beloved daughter." The university was consecrated on the 18th of October 1386, and, on the 19th, Marsilius began to lecture on logic, Reginald on the epistle to Titus, Heilmann on the natural philosophy of Aristotle.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/medieval/heidelbe.htm   (706 words)

 A possible site for EMBO in Heidelberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is an edited translation of a document prepared by the Faculty of Biology, University of Heidelberg.
Heidelberg is one of the oldest Universities in Europe.
The University of Heidelberg builds new scientific institutes using vaious building modules which are flexible in design.
www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de /b-online/d00/pvs/embo_engl.htm   (966 words)

 Heidelberg, Germany - How to stay
Heidelberg University is a very well respected institution around the world, particularly in the areas of medicine and physics to name just two.
There are a number of bars in Heidelberg (see the drinking section) where the majority of the customers are English speaking and the bar staff don't need much German to be able to do their jobs.
Heidelberg University - this English language site will give you a good overview of the university in Heidelberg and some of the opportunities that may be there for you.
www.e-heidelberg.com /stay/stay.html   (443 words)

 Heidelberg, Germany
Heidelberg became the home of the Army's European Headquarters, 7th Army Reserve Command, and 5th Corps Headquarters.
Heidelberg is a romantic city located on the Neckar River which occupies a magnificent position astride the natural gateway formed by the Konigstuhl and the Heiligenberg ("Holy Mount").
It is dominated by the mighty ruins of the castle, which for five centuries was the glittering residence of the Palatine Prince Electors.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/heidelberg.htm   (1198 words)

 Heidelberg/Jena/Berlin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Classes are held at the Central Language Laboratory of the University of Heidelberg, which is situated in the oldest part of the city and offers modern equipment and excellent, up-to-date materials.
The cultural component is reinforced and expanded by adjunct faculty from The Universities of Heidelberg and Jena.
The University of Heidelberg, site of the first part of the program, celebrated its 600th anniversary in 1986 and is thus the oldest -- and perhaps best known -- university in Germany.
www.cas.muohio.edu /~greal/forst/hdflyer.html   (727 words)

 Business Wire: Heidelberg Receives Honors for Education Commit... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Heidelberg, the world's largest print media solutions provider, is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany and employs approximately 26,000 people around the world.
One of Michigan's 15 public universities, Ferris State University is recognized for its career-oriented business and industry programs, health-care professions, and society in general through applied research educational programs that are designed to meet the technology and work force demands of the state.
Ferris State University is known nationally for leadership in the development and delivery of technology-based programs and is currently one of the three largest Colleges of Technology in the United States.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:86429209&refid=holomed_1   (1060 words)

 Heidelberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Home to Germany's oldest university, Heidelberg lies on the river Neckar, nestled in a landscape of thickly wooded rolling hills.
The University of Heidelberg was founded in 1386 and is the oldest German-speaking university after those in Prague and Vienna.
Approximately 1 in 5 of the population are students - this brings an atmosphere of energy and excitement to Heidelberg.
www.hepb.org /hbvmeeting/heidelberg.html   (255 words)

 University of Heidelberg - Research
The Lautenschläger-Research Prize of the University of Heidelberg dates from 2001 and is awarded every two years to outstanding scientists or scholars actively engaged in research.
The award is designed to support recipients in the realisation of incipient or ongoing research projects and more especially to encourage international cooperation in the relevant field and the involvement of upcoming generations of scholars and scientists in those projects.
Recipients of the Prize will be either internationally respected members of the University of Heidelberg itself or researchers from elsewhere with a distinctive and intensive record of academic collaboration with the University.
lautenschlaeger-forschungspreis.uni-hd.de /index_e.html   (233 words)

 Study Abroad | Saint Louis University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Heidelberg is located on the Neckar River in southwestern Germany -- one of the sunniest and warmest corners of the country.
Today, Heidelberg also is known for its sidewalk cafes and student pubs and for the friendly, relaxed approach to life of the typical Heidelberger.
Shortly before the start of the University of Heidelberg semester, a German Language Proficiency exam is administered to all incoming foreign students.
www.slu.edu /centers/study_abroad/heidelberg_temp.html   (587 words)

 Heidelberg, world famous town in Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This, and the sheer exuberance of the life led by the students of Germany´s oldest and most tradition-bound university (immortalised in Sigmund Romberg's operetta "The Student Prince"), all combine to make the place quite irresistable to countless visitors.
One big draw are the boisterous student pubs of the old town, former haunts of the exclusive fraternities (Verbindungen).
Heidelberg´s is the oldest university in Germany, founded in 1386.
www.germanworld.com /heidel.htm   (338 words)

 Harvard University Press/The Heidelberg Myth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deeply researched in university archives, newly opened denazification records, occupation reports, and contemporary publications, The Heidelberg Myth starkly details how extensively the university's professors were engaged with National Socialism and how effectively they frustrated postwar efforts to ascertain the truth.
This "Heidelberg myth" provided justification for widespread resistance to denazification and the restoration of compromised scholars to their positions, and set the remarkably long-lasting consensus that German academic culture had remained untainted by Nazi ideology.
The Heidelberg Myth is a valuable contribution to German social, intellectual, and political history, as well as to works on collective memory in societies emerging from dictatorship.
www.hup.harvard.edu /catalog/REMHEI.html   (218 words)

 History of Formal Education
The University of Salerno was founded, the Arabs perfected the Astrolabe (used to determine the position of planets); and the Arabian goatherd, Kaldi, discovered coffee.
In 1150, the University of Paris was founded, the oldest Welsh manuscript is dated, a medical facility was established at Bologna University, and the Arabs manufactured paper in Spain.
The University College at Oxford was founded in 1249, followed by the establishment of 4 national colleges at Paris University, in 1250.
www.dyscalculia.org /HUM501.html   (12181 words)

 Schiller International University: Heidelberg Campus, Germany
If you are a college student, than the city of Heidelberg is the place to be.
After all, it’s the home of Germany’s oldest university and is truly a city centered around students.
Nondiscrimination: Schiller International University does not discriminate of the basis of gender, religion, race or national origin in admissions, educational programs and activities, and/or employment.
www.schiller.edu /cms/front_content.php?idcat=103   (211 words)

 International Summer School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The deeply cosmopolitan atmosphere of Germany's oldest university provides people from all over the world with a welcoming and stimulating environment for expanding their interest in German language and culture.
Language classes are held in the morning; in the afternoon, participants can take part in a variety of classes related to their course level as well as other workshops and lectures.
After arriving in Heidelberg participants are interviewed and asked to take a written, multiple choice test so that they may be placed in the appropriate class.
www.zuv.uni-heidelberg.de /aaa/ifk/english   (318 words)

 Heidelberg Tourismus - Sights - University
On June 24, 1712, the university's chancellor Prof.
The ceiling holds paintings depicting the four university faculties, i.e.
Another object of interest is to be found at the University Square in front of the building: The "Löwenbrunnen", as this fountain is called, is crowned by a lion symbolizing the power of the Palatinate.
www.cvb-heidelberg.de /e553/e856/index_eng.html   (144 words)

 Print on Demand: Heidelberg Summer University Accepting Enrollments
The Summer University also provides a forum for print and media managers from around the world to exchange views and share their expertise on maintaining a competitive edge.
Heidelberg's Summer University is designed for participants who have at least two years of management experience and are already managers or moving into a new management position.
Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, the company manufactures and supports an extensive and integrated range of sheetfed, digital and web press systems as well as prepress and postpress components, software and consumables for all printing applications.
www.printondemand.com /MT/archives/000356.html   (463 words)

 University - Heidelberg
I was always short of cash, Heidelberg was an expensive place, and my 100 marks a month were not enough.
Almost every Sunday one went on excursions, partly from the university to Heilbronn, Ludwigshafen; partly with friends to Frankfurt, Hart, Wiesbaden, Schwetzingen, or in the closer surroundings, Konigsstuhl, etc. We were at the castle almost daily.
When in the fall the technical university of Riga was still closed, I was finally able to persuade father that I should move to Germany to study metallurgy in Freiberg (where I had already wanted to go two years earlier).
www.herzenberg.net /leo/htmlrh/UnivHeidel.html   (1168 words)

 Search Results for heidelberg - Encyclopædia Britannica
It was written in 1562 primarily by Caspar Olevianus, the superintendent of the Palatinate church, and Zacharias Ursinus,...
Modelled on the University of Paris, it was founded in 1386 by the elector Rupert I and, like other German universities, was endowed...
Heidelberg opened its university in 1386 making it, by far, Germany's oldest university town.
www.britannica.com /search?query=heidelberg&ct=   (538 words)

 Medieval Sourcebook: Rupert, Count Palatine: Foundation of the University of Heidelberg, 1386
We wish this institution to be divided and marked out into four nations, as it is at Paris; and that all these faculties shall make one university, and that to it the individual students, in whatever of the said faculties they are, shall unitedly belong like lawful sons to one mother.
Likewise [we desire] that this university shall be governed by one rector, and that the various masters and teachers, before they are admitted to the common pursuits of our institution, shall swear to observe the statutes, laws, privileges, liberties, and franchises of the same, and not reveal its secrets, to whatever grade they may rise.
Also, that they will uphold the honor of the rector and the rectorship of our university, and will obey the rector in all things lawful and honest, whatever be the grade to which they may afterwards happen to be promoted.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/1386heidelberg.html   (640 words)

 Heidelberg announces ‘Summer University’
Heidelberg's Print Media Academy (Heidelberg, Germany) will be launching its first ever "Summer University" program in August, aimed at owners and managers of printing companies and media businesses.
The Summer University will focus on topics such as innovation management, marketing and sales, human resources, finance and new technologies, with particular emphasis on digital printing.
Details on the Summer University program can be downloaded from www.heidelberg.com.
americanprinter.com /news/printing_heidelberg_announces_summer   (128 words)

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