Universität Konstanz

Universität Konstanz is an exchange destination for bachelor students of the Utrecht University School of LAW.


Student experiences

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General information for Exchange Students

Faculty of Law


Academic calendar

Semester I: October up to and including March
Semester II: April up to and including July

Konstanz University semester dates


Exchange students must demonstrate a proficiency in English OR in German, minimum level B2 according to the European reference framework. 

You have to submit proof of this language proficiency at your application at the host university.

More information on language requirements and application

Areas of study open for exchange students


Course information


Courses at Master level

No, BA level courses only.

Housing assistance

Accommodation in a student residence in the city of Konstanz is guaranteed to all incoming exchange students.
More information here.

Housing application is included in the online exchange application. If students apply and pay a deposit of 550 € within the deadline, their application for accommodation in Seezeit student residences will be forwarded automatically. Since it is rather difficult to shorten the contract, we recommend a contract until end of July (summer semester) and end of February (winter semester). If need be, an application for the extension of a contract is possible. The private housing market in Konstanz is tight and expensive. There is no assistance for finding private housing in Konstanz, which is best found when on-site.

Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

Please calculate on spending approx. 750 Euros in Konstanz each month 

More information

Orientation days

Students will chose between one of the the two orientation programmes (mandatory):

OriPro (1 week): April or October, orientation programme shortly before the start of the semester: Information on course selection with coordinators of the departments, getting to know the structures of the University.

GO-Konstanz (4 weeks): March or September, intensive German language course with orientation programme (see OriPro), organised by the International Office and the Language Institute (SLI). Groups of about 15 participants are taught by experienced instructors up to level C1.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS    

UU Board of Examiners

Number of places vailable

1 place per year    

Please note that it is not possible to extend your stay. So when you already are in Konstantz for semester 1, you cannot prolong your stay.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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