Studying in HeidelbergDestination Heidelberg

Welcome to Universität Heidelberg! We are delighted that you are interested in studying at Germany’s oldest University as an exchange student. Heidelberg University is committed to state-of-the-art, forward-thinking research and high-quality teaching, building on a legacy of more than 625 years. The University offers a huge variety of disciplines and subject combinations, with a special focus on inter-disciplinary cooperation.


A history of academic excellence and an international outlook are reflected in the many international cooperation agreements and high numbers of international students and scholars. People from all around the world are drawn to the University and its beautiful location, creating a lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere, which makes Heidelberg one of the best places to live in Germany. To help you decide whether Heidelberg University is a suitable exchange destination for you, we have compiled important information on the following pages.