New Campus (Heidelberg University)

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Areal perspective on the New Campus in the Neuenheimer Feld.

The New Campus of the University of Heidelberg is located in the newest district of Heidelberg called Neuenheimer Feld. It is today the larger part of the university, and the largest campus for natural sciences and life science in Germany.[1] Many buildings of the science faculties and institutes, the medical school, and the university hospital are situated on the New Campus. The science branch of the University Library is also situated here.

Most of the dormitories and the athletic facilities of the university can be found there as well. Several independent research institutes, such as the German Cancer Research Center, Max-Planck-Institutes have settled there. The New Campus is also seat of several biomedical spin-off companies. The ancient part of the town can be reached by streetcar in about ten minutes.

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  1. ^ "Interview with Rector Bernhard Eitel - Vorstoss in die internationale Dimension". Rhein Neckar Zeitung online. Archived from the original on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2008-05-16.