The university was founded in Berlin in 1810, and the foundation concept of Wilhelm von Humboldt gave it the title "Mother of all modern universities". This concept envisaged a "Universitas litterarum" which would achieve a unity of teaching and research and provide students with an all-round humanist education. This concept spread throughout the world and gave rise to the foundation of many universities of the same type over the next century and a half.
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Other names: Humboldt University of Berlin
Phone: +49 30 20 93 28 71
Address: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany