Anyone who is interested in attending lectures at Heidelberg University without being enrolled as a student, can register as a guest auditor. This enables you to attend diverse lectures in any subject area. Further information on deadlines for registration and fees can be found here.
You do not require any particular qualification in order to register as an auditor. A specific school leaving certificate is not required (see State Higher Education Act, Landeshochschulgesetz § 64).
1. Registration in Person
During the office hours: Mon 10 a.m. - 12 noon / Tue 10 a.m. - 12 noon and 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., application documents can be handed in to Ms Bruckner (room 62). You will then immediately receive a certificate of auditor status, which you will be able to take with you.
Outside of the office hours, application documents can be handed in at the Service Portal (room 35). Service Portal opening hours: Mon - Thu 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. / Fri 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.. The certificate of auditor status will be sent to you after your documents have been processed. We therefore ask you to provide an addressed and stamped envelope.
Please note that the registration period for regular students takes place at the same time as the registration period for auditors. We regret that waiting times for registration may therefore be considerably longer, and we ask that you come with both sufficient time and patience! Thank you!
2. Registration by post
During the registration period, you can request a registration form by calling the following number: 06221 54 54 54. We will then promptly send you the registration documents. You can complete the form at home, and return it to us by post. As soon as we receive the fully completed form, we will process your application.
Please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope (size C6) with your application documents.
Please send your documents for registration as an auditor to the following address:
Division 2.1 Student Administration
Registration for the summer semester should be completed between 1 March and 30 April. For the winter semester, registration should take place between 1 August and 31 October.
Please submit your application in good time. This will ensure that your receive your certificate of auditor status before lectures begin.
Filling out documents
At first glance, filling out the guest auditor documents may seem more complicated than it is. You will find everything you need to know to quickly complete the registration formalities here.
Fees for guest auditors
For guest students there are special fees, which depend on the number of semester hours per week.