IEEE EMB's 10th International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2024), 1-4 September 2024 Heidelberg, Germany
First mentioned in 1196, Heidelberg was planned and built, together with the castle, in the 13th century.
About 11.9 million visitors from all over the world come to the city each year. The population (160,000 inhabitants), is highly international: an estimated 56,000 of Heidelberg's inhabitants have an immigrant background – many of them are scientists and students.
From Times Higher Education (2022)
As of 2021, 57 Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with the city of Heidelberg and 33 with the university itself.
Founded in 1386 on instruction of Pope Urban VI, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university and one of the world's oldest surviving universities.