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Humbolt Universitaet of Berlin is the oldest university in Berlin, founded in 1810 by the Prussian educational reformer and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt. His educational model has strongly influenced other European and Western universities. From 1828 it was known as the Frederick William University, later on also as Universitaet unter den Linden after its location. In 1949 the university finaly changed its name to Humboldt University, in honour of both its founders, Wilhelm and his brother Alexander von Humboldt. In front of the building is monument to Wilhelm von Humboldt.
The univrsity has been home to many world wide famous Germany's thinkers, such as: Einstein, Hegel, Fichte, Schopenhauer, Savigny, Schelling, Marx and Engels, Planck and many others. It is also home of 29 Nobel Prize winners.

Address: Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin
Phone: +49 - 30 209370333
Website: https://www.hu-berlin.de/en

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  • Updated Dec 31, 2011
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