Head of Division
Dr. H. Joachim Gerke

Postal address: Seminarstr. 2

Visitor address: Fischmarkt 2

69117 Heidelberg
Phone +49 6221 54-12700

Administrative Office
Andrea Kumler
Verena von Pusch
Phone +49 6221 54-12701
Fax +49 6221 54-12789

Kerstin Fischer
Phone +49 6221 54-12746

All division contacts

General Information

International Relations Division


The division is responsible for all aspects of international relations at Heidelberg University: international students and international research stays in Heidelberg, study abroad, exchange programmes, international cooperation projects, international degree programmes and summer courses, binational doctoral degree procedures, international marketing, scholarships and funding opportunities. The division is essentially a service organisation and the interface for all members of the university who are interested in international activities and cooperation. The Service Centre of the Graduate Academy is also part of the division.

Important notice

Please note that in the university administration building visitors and staff are required to maintain a distance of at least 1.5 meters at all times and that they are obliged to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth. This also applies to consultations in the student administration and the student advisory service.

The Corona Ordinances oblige the university to collect the following contact details from all visitors, users and participants at events: first and last name, address, date and time of presence and telephone numbers. You can fill in and print the necessary form in advance and bring it to the consultation. You an also fill in the form on site.

Entry to university facilities is only permitted to those persons who do not manifest any of the grounds for exclusion defined in the Corona Ordinance of the State Government of Baden-W├╝rttemberg, such as the typical symptoms of an infection with the coronavirus. 


Department 7.1
Administrative and Admissions Office for International Students

Department 7.2
Advisory and Support Services for International Students and Scholars

Department 7.3
Study Abroad, Exchange Programmes, International Cooperation


International Summer School for German Language and Culture

Graduate Academy

Welcome Centre


Our Mission

About the Division

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Latest Revision: 2021-01-13
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