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.
Planning your Exchange
Some Quick Facts
Some basic information you need to consider before choosing Heidelberg as your exchange destination.
Preparing Your Stay
Information on nomination and registration as exchange student as well as important formalities to deal with before your arrival such as visa, health insurance and housing
Studying at Heidelberg University
Information for exchange students on Course Selection, Receiving Credits and German Language Courses
Living in Heidelberg
Heidelberg is considered one of Germany's most beautiful cities and boasts an exceptional quality of life and living. The city and its environs offer a wealth of recreational activities, including culture, sport and leisure.
Information and Advice
Contact Information of Exchange Coordinators
The exchange coordinators offer advice and support for Heidelberg students who wish to study abroad as well as for international students who come to Heidelberg within the framework of exchange agreements.
Service and Events of the International Relations Office
From the buddy program to the semester break - we help you with information and advice on all administrative procedures. In addition, the semester support program for international students enriches your time in Heidelberg.