Service and AdviceInfocenter for Study and Internship Abroad

The International Relations Department offers students information and advice on planning and realising their studies and internships abroad.

Changed opening hours in July 2021

In July 2021, the Infocenter will be temporarily closed on Mondays.

Students planning to undertake such a project abroad, should speak to the Infocenter Team. The team is made up of students who have first-hand experience of studying or working abroad. They will be able to answer any general questions you have, provide an overview of Heidelberg University’s exchange programme and other scholarship programmes, and can also provide guidance on putting together your applications.  

The Infocenter also offers comprehensive information on state branches of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), as well as DAAD scholarships. You’ll find catalogues and brochures from various universities outside Germany, as well as materials relating to language tests. The Infocenter can also provide information on work placements or summer language courses. You’ll also be able to read reports written by offer students who spent time abroad. These contain practical tips and advice on planning your time abroad. 


Infocenter for Study and Internship Abroad
Telephone: 06221 - 54 127 61
Applications can be sent by post to Seminarstraße 2, 69117 Heidelberg.

The Infocenter offers a daily video consultation via HeiConf from 10 am to 12 pm. Access is without registration. Waiting times may apply.
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HeiConf Room Infocenter

Exchange coordinators

Once your plans have taken shape and you have decided on a particular destination, the regional coordinators will provide you with country-specific information on your stay abroad, e.g. on the higher education system, application modalities or visa requirements.