Established in 1386 by Count Palatinate Ruprecht I, Germany’s oldest and most prestigious university comprises 12 faculties with 30,000...
The most historic facilities of Ruprecht-Karls-Universität are around Universitätsplatz , dominated by the Alte Universität (1712–28;...
A ticket to the Studentenkarzer gets you into the Alte Aula and an exhibition on the university's history, inside the Alte Universität.
Gloria und Gloriette
Right on the Hauptstrasse, this cute little cinema with just 131 seats shows art-house films, some in English.
Die Kuh Die Lacht
Since it opened in 2015, this sleek burger joint has been packed to the rafters. Its 18 different, all-natural burgers are handmade on...
Augustinergasse 2 · interesting places nearby
From 1823 to 1914, students convicted of misdeeds such as public inebriation, loud nocturnal singing, freeing the local pigs or duelling were sent to this student jail for at least 24 hours. Judging by the inventive wall graffiti, some found their stay highly amusing. Delinquents were let out to attend lectures or take exams. In certain circles, a stint in the Karzer was considered a rite of passage.