Contributions and FeesCosts for autidors

Guest auditors who attend lectures or courses at Heidelberg University must pay a small fee.


Guest auditor fees are charged by Heidelberg University in accordance with § 17 of the State Higher Education Fees Act (Landeshochschulgebührengesetz, LHGebG) and the University’s regulations on guest auditor fees (Gasthörergebührensatzung). The fee for auditing is calculated on the basis of the number of contact hours attended per week.

  • 1 - 4 hours per week: 51.00 EUR
  • 5 - 6 hours per week: 76.00 EUR
  • 7 - 10 hours per week: 102.00 EUR

A maximum of 10 semester hours per week can be taken.

In exceptional cases (Bürgergeld recipients), the fee can be reduced on application with appropriate proof.

Guest auditors are not obliged to pay an annual fee to the University Library.

Payment of fees

You will receive an invoice for the guest auditor fee.  Please transfer the amount indicated there to the account of Heidelberg University indicated there.
Registration as a guest auditor will only take place after receipt of the fee. After receipt of payment, you will receive the auditor's license for guest auditors by mail to the address you specified.