The Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg is an institution of great prestige, whose origins go back to the year 1457. It currently receives about 21,000 students, from more than 100 countries. The University consists of 11 faculties, where they provide training of degrees, postgraduate and doctoral programs.
Heidelberg University was founded in 1386 and is the oldest University of Germany. The institution is home to some 29,000 students, distributed in 12 faculties. It is ranked as one of the best in the world.