On our free walking tour we came to the university. Many great people in history were students/ professors here. Our guide spoke of the book burning that happened here. The memorial in in the square in front of the the university.
About Humboldt University (Humboldt Universitat)
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Berlin has sooo many great buildings, hard to imagine given history, but the standard of so many is impressive, Humbolt University included.
Humboldt University is famous by many great minds that taught there, but also because Nazi's burned books at the square in front of it. The building itself is impressive, try to see it at night during the October Festival of Light, see attached photo.
Impressive looking building where Einstein once taught before the war. Many other very famous novel prize winners were here.
It’s sad that one man tinted and casted a shadow over German history. Some of the greatest minds in the world are German and these contributors to the world had their humble beginnings right here at Humboldt University. In fact, the Humboldt had as many...More
We stopped here on our walking tour. The story of this university has a lot of historical significance - from Einstein being a lecturer, to the biggest number of Nobel prize winners, to the book burnings by the Nazis. It is now a lovely square...More
There are a lot of things what you should probably know. Today there are some 35000 students. You can have a look inside where you can learn how many great personalities was here at the university - i.e. Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Bismark, Werner von...More
As I walked by the Humboldt University, I couldn’t help but admire it. In fact, it was quite attractive. As a teacher, I am always curious about such establishments. I was able to find some information. It was in front of this university that they...More
You know about this univerty has been the place of a very famous people, Grimm brothers used to teach there, and hiere some of its students......Albert Einstein, Karl Marx, Arthur Schopenhauer, Max Plank, etc..... This university has been model of the new clasical universities in...More