Exchange ProgramsNational Chengchi University

Within the framework of an exchange agreement with the National Chengchi University (NCCU), three places are available for students from Heidelberg. Students of social and cultural sciences are eligible to apply. The language of instruction is usually Chinese (Mandarin), but numerous English-language courses are also offered. Exchange students can attend Chinese courses at NCCU.


One semester (September-July) 
Scholarship benefits
Fee Waiver. In addition, exchange students have the opportunity to apply
for a language course scholarship from NCCU as well as a scholarship
from the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung.
  • At least three completed semesters at Heidelberg University at the
    time of scholarship commencement
  • Excellent academic performance and a very well-developed study
  • Very good knowledge of Chinese or English


You can apply for the exchange programs via an online platform. Information on the required documents can be found on our pages and in the FAQs. If you have any questions about the application process, the Study Abroad Infocenter of the International Relations Department will be happy to help you.
Only complete applications can be considered.

Application deadline

January 22nd, 2025

Online Application

Documents to be submitted

in English language

  • Online application form with passport photo
  • Curriculum vitae with study history (approx. 1 page)
  • Letter of motivation/study plans (approx. 1-2 pages)
  • List of acquired certificates/transcripts
  • Chinese or English language certificates
  • Bachelor's degree certificate, if applicable
  • High school diploma


  • Letter of recommendation:

1 letter of recommendation for students in the bachelor program // 2 letters of recommendation for applications to graduate schools