Studying, researching, working abroad: The University of Heidelberg offers a variety of opportunities for students to study abroad and thus promotes global exchange.
Every semester, the University of Heidelberg welcomes foreign students from various countries. Incomings have the opportunity to study and conduct research in Heidelberg. Students at the University of Heidelberg who are interested in an adventure abroad can complete a semester or an internship abroad.
News and Events
Orientation Days for newly-admitted international students: Winter Semester 2020/2021
At the beginning of every semester, the International Relations Office of Heidelberg University conducts Orientation Days. We would like to invite all newly-admitted international students to participate.
Scholarships and Fundings
Announcements of current scholarship programmes as well as announcements of current exchange places of the university are published here at short notice. They offer the possibility to realize a stay abroad in addition to the existing exchange programmes.
Learning Languages at Heidelberg University
The University of Heidelberg enables you to acquire certified language skills, e.g. for studying abroad, for your degree program or to teach at a foreign university
Language requirements for international students
A very good knowledge of German is an indispensable prerequisite for a successful course of study.
Language preparation at the University of Heidelberg
The "Kolleg für deutsche Sprache und Kultur" of the ISZ offers intensive German language courses at various levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced; A1-C1). There are specific courses designed to prepare students for the German proficiency examination (DSH) and the entrance examination of the Studienkolleg.