Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Freiburg, Germany.

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.


General information for exchange students can be found here and here.

Welcome Guide for International Students

Course information and catalogue

Academic calendar

Semester I: approximately October - February
Semester II: approximately April - July

Academic calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in English/German is required.

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

More information about intensive German language courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Erasmus agreement: History. Students coming through this agreement are expected to take at least 50% of their courses at the History department. Courses in other related fields are open to Erasmus students. The admission process for these courses can be different from the one at the History department. Students are expected to contact the teaching staff in advance. In practice, admission is almost never a problem.

The History department is within the Faculty of Philosophy.


Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and German

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.

The cost of living in Freiburg is approximately 770€ a month.



Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year

Additional information

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)