The university remembered its origins and ideas of Humboldt and other contemporaries as part of its 200th anniversary from 2009 to 2010. He presented himself as a “Modern Original.” Alma mater entered into dialogue with the city of Berlin and made science, research and teaching tangible. The university has undergone many changes in its 200-year history. After an extraordinary process of self-renewal and restructuring after political changes in 1990, he won outstanding scientists from the East and West, both domestically and abroad. Humboldt University in Berlin is one of eleven universities of excellence in Germany since June 15, 2012. At the second stage of the Excellence Initiative, she successfully scored all three lines of financing and was widely recognized thanks to her future concept “Education through Science: Personality - Openness - Orientation”. Even in international comparisons, the university ranks first among the top ten German universities. Scientists explore socially significant topics and questions of the future and bring the results to the public. Humboldt University uses all its resources to become a place of outstanding research and teaching.