The Catholic Bavarian branch of the House of Wittelsbach gained control over the Palatinate and the title of Prince-Elector. Climate data for Heidelberg Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Average high C (F).8 (38.8).1 (43.0).9 (51.6).4 (59.7).9 (67.8) 23 (73.4).5 (77.9).1 (77.2).5 (70.7).3 (59.5).5 (47.3).8. The village Bergheim Mountain Home is first mentioned for that period in documents dated to 769. This university has many areas of study for national students such as; theology, law, philosophy, modern languages, economics, and social sciences. In sympathy for the Protestants in 17091710, Queen Anne's government arranged transport for nearly 6,000 Palatines to New York. In numerous historical buildings in the old town there are the Faculties of the Humanities, the Social Science and the Faculty of Law.